gleamy

gleamy

[glee-mee]
adjective, gleamier, gleamiest.

Origin:
1585–95; gleam + -y1

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gleam (ɡliːm)
 
n
1.  a small beam or glow of light, esp reflected light
2.  a brief or dim indication: a gleam of hope
 
vb
3.  to send forth or reflect a beam of light
4.  to appear, esp briefly: intelligence gleamed in his eyes
 
[Old English glǣm; related to Old Norse gljā to flicker, Old High German gleimo glow-worm, glīmo brightness, Old Irish glē bright]
 
'gleaming
 
adj
 
'gleamy
 
adj
 
'gleamingly
 
adv

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