Complete Definition of "shimmer"

English

Etymology
Old English scymrian or Norse skimi.

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.

Translations
German: schimmern
Italian: luccicare

References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

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