follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

lustrous

[luhs-truh s] /ˈlʌs trəs/
adjective
1.
having luster; shining; luminous:
lustrous eyes.
2.
brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious:
a lustrous career.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; lust(e)r1 + -ous
Related forms
lustrously, adverb
lustrousness, noun
hyperlustrous, adjective
hyperlustrously, adverb
hyperlustrousness, noun
nonlustrous, adjective
nonlustrously, adverb
nonlustrousness, noun
semilustrous, adjective
semilustrously, adverb
semilustrousness, noun
sublustrous, adjective
sublustrously, adverb
sublustrousness, noun
unlustrous, adjective
unlustrously, adverb
Synonyms
1. gleaming, radiant, glowing, shimmering. 2. refulgent, dazzling, gorgeous.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for un lustrous

lustrous

c.1600, from luster + -ous. Related: Lustrously; lustrousness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for lustrous

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for un

2
4
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for un lustrous