Definition of 'glitter'
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So who did manage to sparkle as the glamour got glittering? The Sun (2017)Seasonal sparkle GET your glitter on with these top table treats. The Sun (2016)That was the decade when people lost interest in song and dance, in glitter and glamour - or so it is said. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Eight regional winners and one overall winner will be selected at the glittering ceremony. The Sun (2009)All that shopping and eating and arguing and crying and all the glitter and tacky decorations. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This sheer balm has a translucent pearl finish that highlights without glitter or sparkle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hair or face glitter can add sparkle. The Sun (2011)They go to a city and see lights and glitter, but miss the lonely people. Christianity Today (2000) Hard, glittering sounds with surprising beauties. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But if you probe beneath the glittering surface there's a hollow where the heart should be. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The temple was beautiful to behold, with its golden walls glittering in the sunshine. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)The dad-of-two received a special award for courage in the face of adversity at the glittering ceremony. The Sun (2011)He has left behind a secure home, a loving family and a glittering array of school prizes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The locals had hoped for glitter and glamour to show off their 250 million sporting showpiece and they got rain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It leaves the whole affair seductive in its surface glitter, but not as satisfying as it might have been. Times, Sunday Times (2010)THE world's most glittering awards ceremony is almost upon us. The Sun (2011)She said: 'They love the glitter and glamour. The Sun (2012) Light, glittering synths work to counter his deep, gutsy vocal to amazing effect. The Sun (2015)I am ready to immerse myself in glitter and hard work, with a dash of fun along the way. The Sun (2014)The hedgerows looked greener and the sunshine was glittering off the Firth of Forth. For Love or Money (2006)Display cabinets on the wall showcase the glittering array of trophies, medals and plaques that the company has cast over the course of almost a century. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet it would not be a complex city if, beneath the glittering lights, there were no chronic problems. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Use your managerial knowhow to select a team from the glittering array of Premier League superstars listed on the right. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'glitter'
British English: glitter VERB
If something glitters, light comes from or is reflected off different parts of it.
The bay glittered in the sunshine.
British English: glitter NOUN
Glitter consists of tiny shining pieces of metal. It is glued to things for decoration.
Decorate the tunic with sequins or glitter.
Definition of glitter from the Collins English Dictionary
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