glittering glittering  /ɡ ˈlɪ tə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having brief brilliant points or flashes of light

Usage(s):

  1. Then Inul swaggers on stage, packed in tight red jeans and a glittering crimson tank top.
  2. Credit also goes to the non-glittering but pleasantly intelligent panel: Editor Francis Coughlin, Teacher Robert Breen, Actresses Carmelita Pope and Toni Gilman.

News

  1. Cricket-Ponting to retire from all cricket later this year

    LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting will retire from all cricket after playing in the Champions League in October, he said on Thursday. Ponting, 38, who announced his retirement from international cricket in November last year, is currently playing for English county Surrey. He will end his glittering career after playing for the Mumbai Indians, his Indian Premier ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Legend of Lost City Spurs Exploration, Debate

    Deep in the dense rain forests of Honduras, a glittering white city sits in ruins, waiting for discovery. The inhabitants there once ate off plates of gold; the metropolis was, perhaps, the birthplace of a god. A recent high-tech survey of the region by air reveals possible pyramids and other structures. Has the lost city of Ciudad Blanca been found? Or did it ever exist at all?
    on June 19, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Russian billionaire's amazing $300M yacht calls at Port Everglades | Photos

    Like a gold-plated visitor from Planet Money, a strange ship has arrived among us: a glittering $300 million mega-yacht that resembles a futuristic star cruiser, or Bond villain's seagoing lair.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "She did such a great job with the glittering generalities and filling the room with her presence that people didn't care what she said about agriculture," Halcro said. "Palin's a master at spending 45 seconds telling you what color the sky...
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Andrew Halcro Source: Corpus Christi Caller Times

  2. "At the moment he looks like a player trying to eke out a career; build on a glittering array of statistics," Ian Chappell said. "If he really is playing for that reason and not to help win as many matches as he can for India then he is...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Ian Chappell Source: Times Online

  3. The BBC fiction controller, Jane Tranter, said: "The Tardis couldn't be in safer hands. Steven's talents on both Doctor Who and beyond are well known. He is a writer of glittering brilliance, comedy and depth, with an extraordinary imagination and a...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Jane Tranter Source: guardian.co.uk

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