glimpse glimpse  /ɡ ˈlɪmps/


  1. (n) a quick look
  2. (n) a brief or incomplete view
  3. (n) a vague indication
  4. (v) catch a glimpse of or see briefly



  1. Photographer Jehad Nga gets a rare glimpse of the men who plunder the shipping lanes off the east coast of Africa.
  2. Photographer Yuri Kozyrev gets a rare glimpse into a crowded Iraqi detention center.
  3. A good friend offers a personal glimpse of the glamor, the luxe and her loss.


  1. Steve Bousquet column: A glimpse of an unguarded Gov. Rick Scott

    To catch a glimpse of Gov. Rick Scott in an unguarded moment is to see a man liberated from his straitjacket of message-driven politics.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  2. Geoff Cook, CEO of MeetMe, to Speak at Glimpse: the Social Discovery Conference

    MeetMe, Inc., the public market leader for social discovery, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Geoff Cook will be speaking at Glimpse, the social discovery conference, o
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. SoHo Gives a Glimpse of Retail's Future

    Walk down Greene Street in Manhattan's SoHo district this week, and you'll get a glimpse of the retail store of the future — two of them, in fact. At 131 Greene Street, online jewelry retailer BaubleBar has set up a pop-up shop replete with digital touchscreens and interactive displays. Open through August 13, shoppers can use in-store iPads to design and purchase jewelry personalized with their ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Mashable


  1. Presley, 40, wrote last week that she had been forced to "show my cards and announce under the gun and under vicious personal attack that I am in fact pregnant. Once they got a glimpse of my expanding physique a few days ago, they have been like a...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Lisa Marie Presley Source: Reuters

  2. "The documents provide a glimpse of a very different time and a very different agency," Hayden told a conference of historians on Thursday.
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: Michael Hayden Source: Washington Post

  3. "The first policeman heard shots fired on the first floor. They ...... went up and caught a glimpse of the gunman, who shot at them and fled," Rech said. "He is then believed to have shot two more teachers in the corridor."
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Heribert Rech Source: AFP

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