shimmery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj shimmery glistening tremulously "the shimmery surface of the lake","a dress of shimmery satin"
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Usage

In literature:

Only this shimmeriness is the real living.
"Sons and Lovers" by David Herbert Lawrence
She could hear the long hairs rasp on his shimmery shoulder-plates.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
Presently, she went over to her wardrobe and took out a beautiful shimmery pink shawl.
"The Iceberg Express" by David Magie Cory
Beatrice entered, rustling in a light, shimmery dress.
"A Life's Morning" by George Gissing
It might have come from a woman's head only yesterday, so bright and shimmery was it in the pale light of the midday sun.
"The Golden Snare" by James Oliver Curwood
She went closer and laid her hand upon the shimmery mane.
"Chip, of the Flying U" by B. M. Bower
She could hear the long hairs rasp on his shimmery shoulder-plates.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
Her wide, stricken eyes were shimmery with imprisoned tears.
"The Lighted Match" by Charles Neville Buck
A silvery, shimmery young moon shone down upon two heads close together at a wide-open window.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
It was a very lovely shimmery dress with smocking.
"Peggy in Her Blue Frock" by Eliza Orne White
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In news:

Shimmery fabrics and finishes are hot now, adding a bit of glamour to our everyday environs.
Shimmery finishes go from runway to room.
Smoky, Shimmery Makeup for Parties.
As you prepare for holiday parties this month, here's how to get the updated smoky (and shimmery ) eye look at home.
The other, a shimmery deep tan shade.
Even its hits are just glossy hooks and shimmery guitars bereft of any substantive content.
Bold, shimmery metallics rule her debut eye shadow collection, Chromatose.
I'm a huge fan of shimmery neutrals on my eyes, especially for a week-day office look—it's a simple way to look put together without looking overdone.
Kentucky Opera 's Cinderella a shimmery, sweet confection.
HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS: Most of the shadows are shimmery, with a few mattes for good measure.
It has a shimmery finish.
The color is a sheer, shimmery berry.
A shimmery, highly pigmented pink lipstick with moisturizers.
HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS: The slightly shimmery color looks bright in the tube but subtle on skin.
Show your true 'metal' with a shimmery array of silver and gold.
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