glimpse: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (glimps), [key]
— n., v., glimpsed, glimps•ing.
  1. a very brief, passing look, sight, or view.
  2. a momentary or slight appearance.
  3. a vague idea; inkling.
  4. a gleam, as of light.
  1. to catch or take a glimpse of.
  1. to look briefly; glance (usually fol. by at).
  2. to come into view; appear faintly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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