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

Definition of sparkler

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

Examples of sparkler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In between whipping up meals to bring you good luck in 2022 and hunting down original captions for that annual sparkler ‘Gram, there’s still time to make it to the Post Office. Irene Richardson, Country Living, 31 Dec. 2021 The colorful, refreshing sparkler from Green can also carry just a little proof with a swap of soda for prosecco. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, 15 Dec. 2021 Although the sparkler, a gift from the King and Queen Silvia, was topped with emeralds for her walk down the aisle, the 36-year-old mom of three boys with Prince Carl Philip has replaced the emeralds with pearls. Stephanie Petit,, 25 Nov. 2021 Another red sparkler, from Portugal’s Vinho Verde territory along the Douro River east of Porto and west of the Douro Valley region where port and some of Portugal’s more esteemed table wines are grown. Washington Post, 24 Nov. 2021 This award-winning blend of Chardonnay and Pinot is an elegant, wry California sparkler. Robin Soslow, Chron, 5 Jan. 2022 The end product is a sparkler that’s clean, focused, and feminine. Kat Odell, Vogue, 10 Dec. 2021 This Italian sparkler is not Prosecco — far from it. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Dec. 2021 Blanc de Blancs means a lighter sparkler made from white grapes, usually Chardonnay. Marc Bona, cleveland, 14 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of sparkler

1713, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sparkler was in 1713

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19 Jan 2022

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“Sparkler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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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


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

Kids Definition of sparkler

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

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