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Fame, I mean, it's like a bubble, in a way. It's like something glittery, and it goes, and it can be forgotten fast.
Veruschka von Lehndorff

Meaning of "glittery" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GLITTERY

glittery  [ˈɡlɪtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLITTERY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glittery is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GLITTERY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

glittery

Glitter

Glitter describes an assortment of very small, flat, reflective particles. When particles are applied to surfaces, they reflect light at different angles, causing the surface to sparkle or shimmer. Glitter is similar to, but smaller than confetti or sequins. Glitter has been produced and used decoratively since prehistoric times from many different materials including stones such as malachite, galena, mica, insects, and glass. Modern glitter is most commonly manufactured from plastic.

Definition of glittery in the English dictionary

The definition of glittery in the dictionary is sparkly.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLITTERY


antimilitary
ˌæntɪˈmɪlɪtərɪ
depository
dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ
littery
ˈlɪtərɪ
military
ˈmɪlɪtərɪ
monetary
ˈmʌnɪtərɪ
nonmilitary
ˌnɒnˈmɪlɪtərɪ
olitory
ˈɒlɪtərɪ
paramilitary
ˌpærəˈmɪlɪtərɪ
pellitory
ˈpɛlɪtərɪ
planetary
ˈplænɪtərɪ
proletary
ˈprəʊlɪtərɪ
promilitary
prəʊˈmɪlɪtərɪ
proprietary
prəˈpraɪɪtərɪ
regulatory
ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪtərɪ
repository
rɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ
sanitary
ˈsænɪtərɪ
solitary
ˈsɒlɪtərɪ
suppletory
ˈsʌplɪtərɪ
territory
ˈtɛrɪtərɪ
unmilitary
ʌnˈmɪlɪtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLITTERY

glissandi
glissando
glisten
glisteningly
glister
glisteringly
glit
glitch
glitchy
glitter
glitterand
glitterati
glittering
glitteringly
glitz
glitzier
glitziest
glitzily
glitziness
glitzy

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLITTERY

assault and battery
battery
buttery
cattery
dry battery
dry-cell battery
field battery
flattery
fluttery
guttery
jittery
lottery
mystery
National Lottery
postcode lottery
pottery
rattery
sluttery
solar battery
storage battery
tottery

Synonyms and antonyms of glittery in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «glittery» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLITTERY

Find out the translation of glittery to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glittery from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glittery» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

闪闪发光
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

brillante
570 millions of speakers

English

glittery
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

glittery
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مضيء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

блестящий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

reluzente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চমকদার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pailleté
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berkilauan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

glitzer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キラキラ輝く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

번쩍
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Glittery
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lấp lánh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எங்கெங்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चमकदार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ışıltılı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scintillante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

błyszczące
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

блискучий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

strălucitoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

glittery
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glittery
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glittrig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glittery
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glittery

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLITTERY»

The term «glittery» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.921 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLITTERY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glittery

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QUOTES WITH «GLITTERY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word glittery.
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Veruschka von Lehndorff
Fame, I mean, it's like a bubble, in a way. It's like something glittery, and it goes, and it can be forgotten fast.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLITTERY»

Discover the use of glittery in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glittery and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Be a Ballerina! [With Over 30 Glittery Stickers]
Dora loves to dance, and she’s inviting all her friends to help her practice for the big recital. With a sparkly cover and more than 30 glittery stickers, this color and activity book is sure to be a favorite with little ballerinas.
‎2010
2
My Gorgeously Glittery Purse
Follows a young girl as she packs her birthday gifts in her sparkling purse.
Fiona Boon, 2012
3
My Gorgeously Glittery Sticker and Doodling Purse
"My Gorgeously Glittery Sticker and Doodling Purse" is part of a brand-new series that explores everything glittery! Lively design and exciting photography will engage and entertain little ones who love things that shine.
Laura McNab, Sarah Vince, 2012
4
Healthcare with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):
The TCM theories involve thousands of formula, which can help you to maintain the internal balance of your body, and therefore help you to prevent and heal illness. After reading this book, you will learn: 1. The basic theories in TCM 2.
Glittery Aurora, 2012
5
完美散水手冊: A handbook of saying GOODBYE!
每次離職的時候, 都要煩惱買什麼東西給大家作為散水餅? 第一次離職, 不知道 "散水" 要做什麼? 想要自己的散水日有最具創意的散水餅? "完美散水手冊" 替你出主意! 本書內容: 1. ...
Glittery Aurora, 2014
6
Glittery Garden
On a summer day, a little girl sees many wonderful things in a garden, from the sparkling wings on a busy bee to the pretty petals of a flower. Features mylar cutouts.
‎2003
7
The Glittery Crittery Pop-Up Counting Book
Presents rhyming text and glittery pop-up illustrations of groups of animals numbering one to ten.
David A. Carter, 2007
8
Scratch and Stencil: Glittery Pets
Scratch & Stencil: Glittery Pets contains black scratch paper that can be scratched through to reveal glittery silver, gold, purple, and pink underneath.
Running Press, 2014
9
Birds of Venezuela
3.8g. Bill virtually straight (0.7′′, 18mm), lower mandible mostly pinkish red tipped black. P: above shining bronzy green, under- parts very glittery green, chin , throat, and chest with strong glittery blue tinge (blue can be hard to see in field),  ...
Steven L. Hilty, 2002
10
Sparkling Easter Eggs: A Glittery Counting Book
Readers can follow a white rabbit and count from one to ten glittering Easter eggs, in an egg-shaped book. On board pages.
‎2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLITTERY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term glittery is used in the context of the following news items.
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Defense attorneys ask for jury to not know of victim's well-known …
Lee, 44, was a regular at the Ybor City restaurant, often appearing on the small stage decked out in a blonde wig and glittery gowns to lip-synch ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
2
Central City Opera's "La Traviata," sentimental and right at home
The first act is a glittery grouping of candelabras and gilded mirrors. The second has 70 windows, floor-to-ceiling, and all brightly illuminated ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
3
Watching Miss USA 2015 Has Put Me Through These 9 Emotional …
After the interview segment is over, you feel some relief and can see the light at the end of the long, glittery tunnel. All of the contestants are on stage, including ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
4
5 'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' Hairstyles Recreated At Home …
... which came with a free gift of something hair and beauty related that you placed perfectly into the glittery, purple box that also came with the magazine. «Bustle, Jul 15»
5
PRODUCT REVIEW: Manga mascara gets job done despite being …
Years ago, I'd tried CoverGirl LashBlast (all three of them, including the "glittery" version), Maybelline Volum' Express The Falsies and a ... «Grand Forks Herald, Jul 15»
6
A Very Puterbaugh Comedy Expo
This is Entertaining Julia's 8th year under the glittery production of the Puterbaugh Sisters. Filed under: Chicago Comedy, Comedy Expo, ... «ChicagoNow, Jul 15»
7
Lamborghini and Bentley supercars worth an incredible £350000 …
The glittery top-of-the-range sports car was seen stuck in a hedge with its rear bumper loose. Then photographer Daniel Patch also spotted ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
8
FORK & CORK > Shifts to Shuffles
In the glittery world of celebrity chefs, the road to success is paved with pain; all the glamour is tainted with blood, sweat and tears. The recent ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Jul 15»
9
Kym Marsh sparkles in glittery dress in first red carpet appearance …
The Coronation Street actress looked stunning in a jaw-dropping red and glittery gown as she took to the red carpet to support the Butterwick ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
10
First Pottstown Half Marathon draws 465 runners.
They made posters with glittery letters to hold up at the finish line in Riverfront Park. The first runners to complete the half marathon made it to ... «Reading Eagle, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Glittery [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/glittery>. Mar 2020 ».
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