Glance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡlæns|  American pronunciation of the word glance
Brit.  |ɡlɑːns|  British pronunciation of the word glance


- a quick look (syn: glimpse)


- throw a glance at; take a brief look at(syn: glint, peek)
- hit at an angle


Glancing down, she noticed her shoe was untied.

I glanced at my watch.

He sat quietly, glancing through a magazine.

She glanced up from her book when he entered the room.

He gave me a quick glance over his shoulder.

I took a glance at the newspaper this morning.

Glancing at the clock she saw that she was late.

As she glanced down the list, she saw that she had left out a name.

He moved his shield quickly, and the sword glanced off.

The rock glanced off the window.

Then I glanced from him to the Duke himself.

He cast a glance at the door.

The man glanced nervously at his watch.

Wyatt glanced around the restaurant.

Emily glanced over her shoulder.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: glance
he/she/it: glances
present participle: glancing
past tense: glanced
past participle: glanced
singular: glance
plural: glances
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