Alan Cumming shimmered darkly and brilliantly as the emcee in the Cabaret performance.
Consider one bold, green dress with a voluminous skirt that shimmered with what looked like the green scales of an alligator.
In a strapless platinum sheath covered in paiettes by Armani Prive, Anne Hathaway shimmered on the carpet.
Old English scimerian "to glitter, shimmer, glisten, shine," related to (perhaps a frequentative of) scimian "to shine," from Proto-Germanic *skim- (cf. Swedish skimra, Dutch schemeren "to glitter," German schimmern), from PIE root *skai- "to gleam, to shine" (see shine (v.). Related: Shimmered; shimmering.
"a tremulous light," 1821, from shimmer (v.).