Definition of scintillating
: brilliantly lively, stimulating, or witty a scintillating conversation
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The striker, on-loan at Bristol City, has been in scintillating form for the Robins this season.
Arturo and Deborah Keller, honored as collectors of the year, are bringing a scintillating group of cars from their private collection in California, which is not open to the public.
The band's scintillating grooves helped that glow grow.
Miss Sloane (July 19) Jessica Chastain is riveting as a Washington, DC lobbyist who takes on her old firm over a new gun-control law in this scintillating political thriller from director John Madden (Shakespeare in Love).
The paths might not have been without hiccups (especially for Video Assistant Referees!), but a rather drab group stage in Russia's World Cup tune-up has given way to a pair of scintillating semifinals that will produce a final worth watching.
Dalilah Muhammad led a scintillating 400-meter hurdles competition, Ryan Crouser and Joe Kovacs threw haymakers at each other in a crowd-pleasing shot put and collegiate star Daejah Stevens upset world leader Tori Bowie in the women's 200.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Golden State's Draymond Green and Cleveland's LeBron James have spent the last two days entertaining NBA fans with scintillating exchanges via social media, at a parade and now on a podcast.
Snapshot Laura Kipnis on the platitudes of middle age: This isn’t exactly scintillating stuff, and for women writers the ground is especially well trod.
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Definition of scintillating for English Language Learners
: very clever, amusing, and interesting
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