Definition of glittering
1a : shining with many bright points of light Every few days a little glittering aeroplane appeared in the sky among the clouds and the circling hawks.— Doris Lessing And where the water had been trickling over and spurting through the dam there was now a glittering wall of icicles …— C. S. Lewis
b : shining with strong emotion … after being misdirected almost consistently, she goes out in glory, with glittering eyes and a lewd smile.— Pauline Kael
2 : brilliantly or showily impressive : dazzling a glittering career … the company today caters a glittering array of premiere social and corporate galas, from Poughkeepsie to Palm Beach.— Robert Masello also : superficially attractive or exciting … they left behind the glittering social life of Orlando … — Douglas Frantz et al.
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