When something glittered, it looked like it was covered in tiny pieces of glass. The light reflected off of the shiny objects, making them look very pretty.

  • The jewels in her necklace were glittering.

  • The surface of the water was glittering in the light.

Definition of glittered


To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.


To be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive.

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Example Sentences for glittered

  • 1

    The tree glitters with lights.

  • 2

    Their eyes glitter with the dreamy, manic light of opium and dravana.

  • 3

    The place was glittering.

  • 4

    Precious stones add to the glitter.

  • 5

    Precious stones are added to the glitter.

  • 6

    The clog is transformed into a glittering shoe.

  • 7

    The final movement is a glittering toccata.

  • 8

    The evening was a glittering event of music and dance.

  • 9

    The ornate decorations were in the glittering style.

  • 10

    The stuff inside it suggests the flowing of glitter.