Definition of lustrous
1 : reflecting light evenly and efficiently without glitter or sparkle a lustrous satin the lustrous glow of an opal
2 : radiant in character or reputation : illustrious set a lustrous example for others to follow — Russell Grenfell
Examples of lustrous in a Sentence
the lustrous finish on the satin bedspread adds to the feeling of luxury
lustrous silver jewelry adorned her neck
Recent Examples of lustrous from the Web
The Bulldogs infamously failed to sign Gainesville (Ga.) High’s Deshaun Watson, whose lustrous college résumé need not be reviewed in this space.
This best-selling hot tool uses them to smooth hair and add lustrous shine in under 10 minutes.
More muscles and more lustrous hair and more piercing eyes.
In the years following Bonnie and Clyde, Beatty’s star grew ever larger and more lustrous.
But for people intrigued by the many facets of loss, the rest of the collection offers classic Murakami—refreshing, unusual, lustrous, with a vacancy at its heart.
By Bonnie S. Benwick, The Washington Post Sauces that are complex and require hours of reduction are wondrous kitchen assets, but then again, so are the ones that take shortcuts to achieve the same lustrous, glaze-y results.
Sauces that are complex and require hours of reduction are wondrous kitchen assets, but so are the ones that take shortcuts to achieve the same lustrous results.
His lustrous sound and tenderness were ideal for the pensive passages of the slow movement.
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Definition of lustrous for Students
: having a shiny quality a lustrous marble counter
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