spar·​kler | \ ˈspär-klər How to pronounce sparkler (audio) \

Definition of sparkler

: one that sparkles: such as
b : a firework that throws off brilliant sparks on burning

Examples of sparkler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gwen gave fans their first up-close and personal look at her diamond sparkler on Sunday as the couple headed to the People's Choice Awards. Tierney Mcafee, Country Living, "Gwen Stefani Gave Fans a First Glimpse of Her Engagement Ring from Blake Shelton and We're Obsessed," 17 Nov. 2020 The zesty pink sparkler Petillant Naturel is also worth a try. Matt Kettmann,, "Carmel-By-The-Sea: The perfect weekend wine escape," 10 Mar. 2018 Ferris also shared a photo from the sweet moment, along with a close-up of her new sparkler. Jodi Guglielmi,, "The Bachelorette's Kenny King Is Engaged: 'Perfect Place, Perfect Person'," 16 Sep. 2020 The little sparkler is a present from jewelry designer Jacquie Aiche and judging by their other designs, is probably worth upwards of $5k (again, casual). Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Gigi Hadid Wears Gorgeous “Mama” Necklace After Giving Birth to Her First Child," 1 Oct. 2020 On July 4, the Rich Kids of Beverly Hills alum shared a photo of herself smiling while wearing a strapless bikini and a diamond sparkler on that finger., "Morgan Stewart Is Expecting First Child with Jordan McGraw — Couple Reveals Sex of Baby on the Way," 10 Aug. 2020 The shoes are simple black pumps featuring crystal detail, and that bold Bulgari necklace is coordinating purple stones offset with diamonds—a true sparkler. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Zendaya Is a Dream in Christopher John Rogers and Armani Prive for the 2020 Emmys," 21 Sep. 2020 The winery was established in the 1970s by Champagne house G.H. Mumm, and founding winemaker and President Guy Devaux crafted his first sparkler from this Napa fruit in 1983, utilizing the Champagne method. Bryce Wiatrak,, "Mumm Napa: Napa’s must-try high-end sparkling wine," 27 Aug. 2020 Don't let children (or anyone, for that matter) run with or throw a lit sparkler. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "10 Fireworks Safety Tips to Guarantee a Safe, Injury-Free Celebration at Home," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of sparkler

1713, in the meaning defined above

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“Sparkler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of sparkler

: a type of firework that you hold in your hand and that throws off very bright sparks as it burns


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Kids Definition of sparkler

: a small firework that throws off very bright sparks as it burns

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