To give feeble or scattered rays of light; to shine faintly; to show a faint, unsteady light; as, the glimmering dawn; a glimmering lamp.
- A dim or intermittent flicker or flash of light.
- A faint manifestation or indication; a trace: a glimmer of understanding.
- To emit a dim or intermittent light. See Synonyms at flash.
- To appear faintly or indistinctly: Hope still glimmered in our minds.