Glim·mer v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glimmered p. pr. & vb. n. Glimmering.] To give feeble or scattered rays of light; to shine faintly; to show a faint, unsteady light; as, the glimmering dawn; a glimmering lamp.
The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day. --Shak.
Syn: -- To gleam; to glitter. See Gleam, Flash.
1. A faint, unsteady light; feeble, scattered rays of light; also, a gleam.
Gloss of satin and glimmer of pearls. --Tennyson.
2. Mica. See Mica.
Glimmer gowk, an owl. [Prov. Eng.]
n 1: a flash of light (especially reflected light) [syn: gleam,
2: a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no
inkling what was about to happen" [syn: inkling, intimation,
v : shine brightly, like a star or a light [syn: gleam]