Synonyms of glimmer
gleamDictionary • The moon glimmered faintly through the mists.
gleam • His red sports car gleamed in the sun.
shine • It is a mild morning and the sun is shining.
glow • The night lantern glowed softly in the darkness.
sparkle • His bright eyes sparkled.
glitter • The palace glittered with lights.
blink • Green and yellow lights blinked on the surface of the harbour.
flicker • Firelight flickered on the faded furnishings.
shimmer • The lights shimmered on the water.
twinkle • At night, lights twinkle in distant villages across the valleys.
glisten • The calm sea glistened in the sunlight.
1 glowDictionary • In the east there is the faintest glimmer of light.
glow • The rising sun cast a golden glow over the fields.
ray • The first rays of light spread over the horizon.
sparkle • There was a sparkle in her eye that could not be hidden.
gleam • the gleam of the headlights
flicker • I saw the flicker of flames.
shimmer • a shimmer of starlight
twinkle • A kindly twinkle came into his eyes.
2 traceDictionary • Our last glimmer of hope faded.
trace • Wash them in cold water to remove all traces of sand.
ray • I can offer you a slender ray of hope.
suggestion • that fashionably faint suggestion of a tan
hint • I glanced at her and saw no hint of irony on her face.
grain • a grain of sand
gleam • There was a gleam of hope for a peaceful settlement.
flicker • He felt a flicker of regret.
inkling • We had an inkling that something might be happening.
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blinkWhen a light blinks, it flashes on and off.
• Green and yellow lights blinked on the surface of the harbour.
• Firelight flickered on the faded furnishings.
flickerFlicker is also a noun.
• I saw the flicker of flames.
Thesaurus for glimmer from the Collins English Thesaurus