Examples of shimmer in a sentence
The road shimmered in the heat.
<a sequined dress shimmering under the studio lights>
Origin and Etymology of shimmer
Middle English schimeren, from Old English scimerian; akin to Old English scīnan to shine — more at shine
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of shimmer
First Known Use of shimmer
SHIMMER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shimmer for English Language Learners
: to shine with a light that seems to move slightly
SHIMMER Defined for Kids
Definition of shimmer for Students
: a wavering light <the shimmer of silver leaves>
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