how to pronounce luster


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luster is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… brings luster to our constitution …”

meanings of luster


  1. A lustrum, quinquennium, a period of five years, originally the interval between Roman censuses.
  2. Shine, polish or sparkle.
  3. A substance that imparts lustre to a surface, such as plumbago or a glaze.
  4. Lusterware.
  5. One who lusts.
  6. A candlestick, chandelier, girandole, etc. generally of an ornamental character.
  7. By extension, brilliance, attractiveness or splendor.
  8. Refinement, polish or quality.
  9. A fabric of wool and cotton with a lustrous surface, used for women's dresses.


  1. To gleam, have luster.
  2. To give luster, distinguish.
  3. To give a coating or other treatment to impart physical luster.

luster frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word luster occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics luster can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that luster can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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