gloaming gloaming  /ɡ ˈloʊ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time of day immediately following sunset

Usage(s):

  1. The pearl-grey haystacks in the gloaming.
  2. At sunset, guests are thrilled by the throb of tribal drums in the gloaming.
  3. We passed a hot, sticky afternoon in Shreveport, and in the buggy gloaming the train pulled in.

News

  • 'In the Gloaming' debuts at Breakthrough

    The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will present a new musical, "In The Gloaming," from June 28-July 15.        
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  • "The 1920s was the golden era of Australian racing," Ryan said. "Big crowds, horses like Gloaming from New Zealand and Beauford from Newcastle. Then along came Phar Lap and Limmerick at the end of the decade. The high water mark of Australian...
    on May 28, 2010 By: John Ryan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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