Sparkling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspɑːrklɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word sparkling
Brit.  |ˈspɑːk(ə)lɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word sparkling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to sparkle

noun

- a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash (syn: scintillation, twinkle)

adjective

- shining with brilliant points of light like stars

Examples

Claire's sparkling personality

The winner of the beauty pageant walked down the runway wearing her sparkling crown.

...a sparkling winter day that was oddly reminiscent of summer in its cheering sunniness...

Turn sparkling wine into Buck's Fizz with the addition of chilled orange juice.

She grinned at me, her eyes sparkling.

The boat was slicing through the sparkling waves.

Can you tell the difference between sparkling wine and champagne?

sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier

She had a sparkling bon mot for every occasion.

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