how to pronounce glimmer


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The above transcription of glimmer is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

glimmer is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of glimmer in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there is a glimmer of hope you know what …”

meanings of glimmer


  1. A faint or remote possibility.
  2. A flash of light.
  3. Mica.
  4. A faint light; a dim glow.


  1. To shine with a faint, unsteady light.

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