1. [ noun ] an appearance of reflected light
Synonyms: gleaming lambency glow
Related terms: radiance glow
2. [ verb ] be shiny, as if wet
Synonyms: shine glitter glint glisten

"His eyes were glistening"

Related terms: look spangle shimmer glint
3. [ verb ] shine brightly, like a star or a light
Synonyms: glimmer
Related terms: emit_light
4. [ noun ] a flash of light (especially reflected light)
Synonyms: glimmer gleaming
Related terms: flash
5. [ verb ] appear briefly

"A terrible thought gleamed in her mind"

Related terms: appear
Similar spelling:   glum