Glint - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡlɪnt|  American pronunciation of the word glint
Brit.  |ɡlɪnt|  British pronunciation of the word glint


- a momentary flash of light (syn: flicker, spark)
- a spatially localized brightness


- be shiny, as if wet (syn: gleam, glisten, glitter, shine)
- throw a glance at; take a brief look at (syn: glance, peek)


The sun glinted off the tops of the waves.

The waves glinted in the sunlight.

He saw glints of sunlight on the river's surface.

The gold rims of his spectacles glinted in the sun.

Sunlight glinted off the windows of a tall apartment building.

a humorous glint in her eyes

...a glint in his eye that was an unmistakable expression of greed...

a mephistophelian glint in his eye

Word forms

I/you/we/they: glint
he/she/it: glints
present participle: glinting
past tense: glinted
past participle: glinted
singular: glint
plural: glints
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