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
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.
The new one is made out of lustrous red I-beams, shiny metal tanks and coils, bright blue metallic joints, and a porous metal-grating floor.
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Definition of lustrous for Students
: having a shiny quality a lustrous marble counter
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