Definition of 'sparkle'
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Example sentences containing 'sparkle'
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She sparkles like the star that one day she will be. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can put the sparkle back in your marriage if you work at it. The Sun (2011)Too much lacks either sparkle or grit. The Sun (2011)They will add sparkle to any outfit. The Sun (2012)She still has a sparkle in her eye. The Sun (2014)This helps to reduce dark circles and bring that natural sparkle back into your eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She looked at me and her eyes seemed to sparkle. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)The documentary details how the company put the sparkle back into the brand. The Sun (2006)Did they feel a little extra zest and sparkle playing for the country of their birth rather than country of adoption? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It really sparkles under our lights. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For a little sparkle that won't stretch the purse strings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The show has lost spontaneity, wit and sparkle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their eyes are bright, they sparkle. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the Strait a light chop sparkled. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)A stylish blue watch sparkles on his left wrist. Times, Sunday Times (2015)GET set to sparkle with a little bit of affordable bling. The Sun (2012)Seek out those secret brands that deliver just as much sparkle, but produce them in far smaller quantities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's amazing how just a little ear bling can add extra sparkle and movie star magic to any outfit. The Sun (2012)They have very thin bodies and translucent wings, and look like little sparkles of light as they dart about. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Although the production values of films had improved, he found that the new generation of stars lacked the sparkle of his contemporaries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But, below the surface sparkle, darker depths can be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'sparkle'
British English: sparkle VERB
If something sparkles, it is clear and bright and shines with a lot of very small points of light.
The jewels on her fingers sparkled.
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