Billy Bob Thornton, explaining the biggest appeal of the project for him, calls it, with a glint in his eye, “a 10-hour movie.”
Ann, interpretative, dressed her in snow-white tulle with here and there a glint of silver.
She came straight toward me with a glint of anger in her dark eyes.
He made out men in dress clothes sitting here and there and the glint of nymph-like forms passing from place to place, springily.
He's no that ill-looking; but, eh, there's a glint in his eye I wouldna trust.
But for the glint of the eye, he would have failed to discover it at all.
The sun had caught the polished steel and caused it to glint brightly.
Carney was thinking fast, and a glint of light shot athwart his placid gray eyes.
He looked at her appraisingly, a glint of sympathy in his eyes.
In the autumn the whole wood is full of the click and glint of the winged seeds.
1787, from Scottish, where apparently it survived as an alteration of Middle English glenten "gleam, flash, glisten" (mid-15c.), from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian gletta "to look," dialectal Swedish glinta "to shine"), from Proto-Germanic *glent-, from PIE *ghel- "to shine, glitter, glow, be warm" (see glass). Reintroduced into literary English by Burns. Related: Glinted; glinting.
1540s (modern use from 1826), from glint (v.).