1. sparkling or shining brightly.
    "the scintillating sun"
    dull · matte
  2. brilliantly and excitingly clever or skilful.
    "the audience loved his scintillating wit" ·
    "the team produced a scintillating second-half performance"
scintillates (third person present) · scintillated (past tense) · scintillated (past participle) · scintillating (present participle)
  1. emit flashes of light; sparkle.
    "the sleek boat seemed to scintillate with a dark blue light"
    • physics
      fluoresce momentarily when struck by a charged particle or photon.
      "a zinc sulphide screen scintillated when it was struck by an alpha particle"
early 17th century: from Latin scintillat- ‘sparkled’, from the verb scintillare, from scintilla ‘spark’.
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the team produced a scintillating second-half performance.
the audience loved his scintillating wit.
the scintillating sun.
How to say scintillating in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans flikkerskotoom
Arabic (VERB)متالقا
Bangla চমকদার
Bosnian (Latin) zanimljiv
Bulgarian блещукаща
Cantonese (Traditional) 閃爍
Catalan (VERB)brillant
Chinese Simplified 闪烁
Chinese Traditional 閃爍
Croatian zanimljiv
Czech (VERB)probleskující
Danish (VERB)funklende
Dutch (VERB)sprankelende
Estonian sädelev
Finnish (VERB)vilkkuvia
French (NOUN)scintillant
German (VERB)funkelnden, schillernde
Greek (ADJECTIVE)σπινθηροβόλα
Hebrew נוצץ.
Hindi (VERB)जुटाकर
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)vibráló
Indonesian (VERB)gemilang
Italian (ADJECTIVE)scintillante
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)機知
Klingon scintillate
Korean 재미 있는
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)mirgojoša
Lithuanian (VERB)blyksintis
Norwegian Bokmål glimrende
Polish (ADJECTIVE)migające
Portuguese (VERB)cintilante
Querétaro Otomi brillantes
Romanian scăpărător
Russian (VERB)мерцающим, частый
Serbian (Cyrillic) јој се то допада
Serbian (Latin) joj se to dopada
Slovak (VERB)scintilačné
Slovenian (VERB)utripajoče
Spanish (VERB)chispeante, brillante
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)blinkande
Tamil சிலுவைகளும்
Telugu అద్భుతమైన
Thai หรือ
Turkish yeterince çekici
Ukrainian (VERB)мерехтливого
Urdu سکانٹاللیٹانگ
Yucatec Maya brillantes
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