Definition of 'glide'

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Example sentences containing 'glide'

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It's very matt but glides on easily. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This glides on easily and manages to keep lips looking conditioned. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The warm air glided over my skin. Christianity Today (2000)It glides on easily and helps intensify your eye colour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now we are promised we will be gliding on air. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He glided through the air and breezed past people. The Sun (2014)You see them cruising the skies in an effortless glide or perched on an eminence with their eyes busy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It really does glide on easily. The Sun (2009)The graceful sweep of an albatross as it glides above mountainous waves and through torrential storms has amazed generations of sailors and naturalists. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sky over Britain at present rarely fails to offer the sight of one gliding by. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Take a tourist boat and glide down the highway of European history. The Sun (2009)The first time a wandering albatross glides into view and regards the ship with its soft brown eyes is the stuff of dreams. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People row boats because it's nice to make the boat glide. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The trainers were really bouncy and the Lycra suit felt like it glided through the air. The Sun (2014)A little beauty that glides on easily for smoky eyes with staying power. The Sun (2014)Seaside visitors looking at the seagulls often see a rather odd one gliding by on stiff, straight wings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You could tell from his run-up that he would bowl fast because he looked smooth and was gliding to the crease. The Sun (2013)Light and quickly absorbed, it glided on easily and in the morning my skin felt tighter and fresher than usual. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Bake for one hour, or until a knife inserted into the centre of the potato glides through easily with no resistance. The Sun (2012)In one he glided to an airfield at night, and in the other he ran off the end of a runway into a field. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He danced and glided, connecting with 100 punches and taking just three. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In an attempt to find dry land they shot off threads of silk into the wind and glided through the air, a phenomenon called ballooning. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But instead of effortless gliding, I panicked. The Sun (2009)I saw the boat glide over me and I felt it skim my head. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'glide'

British English: glide VERB
If you glide somewhere, you move silently and in a smooth and effortless way.
Waiters glide between tightly packed tables bearing trays of pasta.


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