• WordNet 3.6
    • adj glittery having brief brilliant points or flashes of light "bugle beads all aglitter","glinting eyes","glinting water","his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent","shop window full of glittering Christmas trees","glittery costume jewelry","scintillant mica","the scintillating stars","a dress with sparkly sequins","`glistering' is an archaic term"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • glittery Full of glitter; glittering.
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In literature:

People may be just as glittery as they like.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, June 10, 1914" by Various
All glittery an' soft, like corn meal.
"Isle o' Dreams" by Frederick F. Moore
Make me all glittery, Eugene, throw my sables over my shoulders.
"The Beauty" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow

In news:

Miami Beach opened with a glittery bang March 23.
VINNIE BLACK'S COLISEUM ("The Cadillac of Caterers") in Greenwich Village is a shade less glittery than Leonard's of Great Neck, L.I.
Maybe it's the glittery star perched on top of that tree, but there's something about the holidays that calls for festive hair accessories.
Love of brilliantly programmed drums, glittery synth sequences and catchy lyrical phrasing.
Santa Claus cheer in glittery signs a memorial to dad who loved Christmas.
The glittery, punky pop of King Tuff is better than any sugar rush, and lasts much longer.
Uh oh, the girls are going all glittery and wonderlandy on us.
Each ritual combining of small pink ball with jar of glittery water is a celebratory offering, referencing a similar offering made by Klein at a monastery, as well as Barrett's survival of testicular cancer.
Present someone special with a glittery faux flower this Valentine's Day.
The grand and glittery fills us with glamour guilt .
Oh, say, can you see, by the mirror ball's glittery shine.
We do hate to say goodbye to writers whose work has distinguished our publication, but we must report that Charles Maldonado is leaving Metro Pulse to strike his fortune in the glittery city of Nashville.
Celebrate July 4th with these glittery, star-spangled batons.
We don't know who this man is, but it sure takes something extra to spurn the male version of his cheerleading team's uniform and put on the same glittery two-piece mini as the gals.
I dressed up in a glittery dress, cowboy boots, and had a huge light-up poster.