Glimpse - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a brief or incomplete view
- a vague indication
We glimpsed him through the window as his car sped past.
...just glimpsed at the photo then turned his attention elsewhere...
We caught a glimpse of him through the window as his car sped past.
...I only got a glimpse of him as we drove by....
We got a glimpse of the history of an English town.
Even imperfect theories contain glimpses of truth.
Then glimpsed the hopeful morrow.
They caught a glimpse of a dark green car.
We only had a fleeting glimpse of the river.
I glimpsed a figure at the window.
For the first time she glimpsed the truth about her sister.
from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake
he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning
We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine
...the merest glimpse of blood sends him into a swim...
present participle: glimpsing
past tense: glimpsed
past participle: glimpsed