glare
[ɡlɛː]
VERB
glares (third person present) · glared (past tense) · glared (past participle) · glaring (present participle)
  1. stare in an angry or fierce way.
    "she glared at him, her cheeks flushing"
    synonyms:
    stare angrily · scowl · glower · look daggers · frown · lour ·
    give someone a black look · look threateningly/menacingly · give someone a dirty look · give someone a death stare · glout · glunch
    antonyms:
    • express (a feeling) by staring fiercely.
      "he glared defiance at the pistols pointing at him"
  2. (of the sun or an electric light) shine with a strong or dazzling light.
    "the sun glared out of a clear blue sky"
    synonyms:
    blaze · be dazzling · be blinding · shine brightly · flare · flame · beam
NOUN
glares (plural noun)
  1. a fierce or angry stare.
    "she gave Harley a glare of contempt"
    synonyms:
    angry stare · scowl · glower · frown · black look ·
    threatening/menacing look · dirty look · death stare
    antonyms:
  2. strong and dazzling light.
    "Murray narrowed his eyes against the glare of the sun"
    synonyms:
    strong light · dazzling light · blaze · dazzle · shine · beam · flare ·
  3. archaic
    dazzling or showy appearance.
    "the pomp and glare of rhetoric"
Origin
Middle English (in the sense ‘shine strongly’): from Middle Dutch and Middle Low German glaren ‘to gleam, glare’: perhaps related to glass. The sense ‘stare’ occurred first in the adjective glaring (late Middle English).
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How to use glare in a sentence?
she ignored Elisabeth's warning glare against fraternizing with the enemy.
you can cut out glare from a strip light by concealing it behind a baffle.
the glare from its enkindled roof illumined its innermost recesses.
he pulled the cap lower to shield his eyes from the glare.
Murray narrowed his eyes against the glare of the sun.
he carried on his life in the full glare of publicity.
he glared defiance at the pistols pointing at him.
glare from the screen can strain your eyes.
she glared at him, her cheeks flushing.
the sun glared out of a clear blue sky.
he turned to glare pointedly at Martin.
she gave Harley a glare of contempt.
the pomp and glare of rhetoric.
How to say glare in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans lig
Arabic (NOUN)وهج, مسمع, الوهج, التوهج
Bangla জ্বলজ্বল
Bosnian (Latin) odsjaj
Bulgarian (NOUN)отблясъци, блясък
Cantonese (Traditional) 眩光
Catalan (NOUN)enlluernament, resplendor, brillantor
Chinese Simplified 眩 光
Chinese Traditional 眩 光
Croatian (NOUN)odsjaj, odraza, Glar
Czech (NOUN)oslnění, odlesky, záři, záře, lesklý
Danish (NOUN)blænding, genskin
Dutch (NOUN)schittering, verblinding, glans, gloed
Estonian (NOUN)pimestavad
Filipino pandidilat
Finnish (NOUN)häikäisyn, valokeilassa, heijastuksia
(VERB)häikäistä
French (NOUN)éblouissement, reflets, lueur, éclat, Verblendung, anti-reflets
(ADJECTIVE)anti-éblouissement
German (NOUN)Blendung, grellen Licht, Schein
(ADJECTIVE)blendfrei
Greek (NOUN)αντηλιά, θάμβωση, αντανάκλασης, εκτυφλωτικό, λάμψη
Haitian Creole ekla
Hebrew (NOUN)בוהק
Hindi (NOUN)चकाचौंध, चमक
Hmong Daw ntsia ntsoov
Hungarian (NOUN)tükröződést, fényvisszaverődés, ragyogás
Icelandic (NOUN)glampi
Indonesian (NOUN)silau
Italian (NOUN)abbagliamento, luce vivida, bagliore, riflesso, riverbero
(ADJECTIVE)anabbagliante
Japanese (NOUN)グレア, まぶしさ, にらみ, ギラツキ, にらみ付ける, アンチグレア, 眩しさ
(ADJECTIVE)
Klingon muDuQ QeHDaj
Korean (NOUN)눈부심, 섬광, 반사
Latvian (NOUN)atspīdumu, atspulgu, nikno, spīdums
Lithuanian (NOUN)akinimo, nespindėtų, blizgesį
Malagasy hijery
Malay (Latin) silau
Maltese leqqa
Norwegian Bokmål refleks
Persian (NOUN)تشعشع
Polish (NOUN)odblaski, blask, olśnienia, rażącym
(ADJECTIVE)olśnienie
Portuguese (NOUN)brilho, clarão, ofuscamento
(ADJECTIVE)brilhos
Querétaro Otomi fulgor
Romanian (NOUN)orbire, reflexiile, strălucirea
Russian (NOUN)блики, ослепления, слепимость, светом
Samoan taia oneone
Serbian (Cyrillic) одсјај
Serbian (Latin) odsjaj
Slovak (NOUN)oslnenia, odlesky
Slovenian (NOUN)blesk
(VERB)bleščanju
Spanish (NOUN)fulgor, resplandor, deslumbramiento, antideslumbrante, reflejos
Swedish (NOUN)bländning, reflexer
Tahitian faahou hohoʻa riri
Tamil கண் கூசும்
Telugu కొట్టవచ్చినట్లు
Thai แสงจ้า
Turkish (NOUN)parlama, kamaşma
Ukrainian (NOUN)відблиски, засліплення
Urdu جھلکنا
Vietnamese (NOUN)lóa, chói
Welsh golau llachar
Yucatec Maya fulgor
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