Meaning of GLOW in English



Pronunciation: ' gl ō

Function: intransitive verb

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English gl ō wan; akin to Old English geolu yellow ― more at YELLOW

Date: before 12th century

1 a : to shine with or as if with an intense heat <embers glow ing in the darkness> b (1) : to have a rich warm typically ruddy color <cheeks glow ing with health> (2) : FLUSH , BLUSH <the children glow ed with excitement>

2 a : to experience a sensation of or as if of heat < glow ing with rage> b : to show exuberance or elation < glow with pride>

– glow · ing · ly \ -i ŋ -l ē \ adverb

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