aglow


aglow
a|glow [əˈgləu US əˈglou] adj [not before noun] literary
1.) having a soft light, or a strong, warm colour
The evening sky was still aglow.
2.) if someone's face is aglow, they seem happy and excited
aglow with
Linda's face was aglow with happiness.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Aglow — A*glow , adv. & a. [Pref. a + glow.] In a glow; glowing; as, cheeks aglow; the landscape all aglow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aglow — (adj.) 1817 (in Coleridge), from A (Cf. a ) (1) + GLOW (Cf. glow). Figurative sense of flushed with pleasurable excitement is from 1830 …   Etymology dictionary

  • aglow — [ə glō′] adv., adj. in a glow (of color or emotion) …   English World dictionary

  • aglow — [[t]əglo͟ʊ[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ, oft ADJ with n If something is aglow, it is shining and bright with a soft, warm light. [LITERARY] The night skies will be aglow with fireworks. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ, oft ADJ with n If someone is aglow or if… …   English dictionary

  • aglow — adj. aglow with (aglow with happiness) * * * [ə gləʊ] aglow with (aglow with happiness) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • aglow — adjective 1 literary bright and shining with warmth, light, or colour: The morning sun set the sky aglow. 2 if someone s face or expression is aglow, they seem happy and excited (+ with): Linda s face was aglow with happiness …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • aglow — /euh gloh/, adj. glowing: a house aglow with lights; a face aglow with happiness. [1810 20; A 1 + GLOW] * * * …   Universalium

  • aglow — adjective Date: 1817 glowing especially with warmth or excitement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aglow — adjective glowing; radiant …   Wiktionary


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