Definition of glowy in English:



  • 1Giving off a steady light.

    ‘soft, glowy bulbs’
    • ‘A high window space above us was fashioned from frosted material emanating some sort of glowy white light.’
    • ‘Knowing that I'm always happy to get something new and glowy, my wife brought home a cheap "floating pool light" that she found on sale for roughly $10.’
    • ‘As we all know, comets/meteors do leave a glowy trail behind.’
    • ‘I looked over at Mom, who was smiling and happy in the glowy light of the lanterns.’
    • ‘I love the glowy moon and the reflection it makes on the water.’
    bright, shining, radiant, glimmering, flickering, twinkling, incandescent, candescent, luminous, luminescent, phosphorescent
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    1. 1.1 (of a person's skin) appearing healthy and youthful.
      ‘my signature look is natural, glowy skin’
      • ‘Her skin looks luminous and glowy.’
      • ‘Both these products add a soft, glowy touch to your cheeks, eyes, lips anywhere!’
      • ‘The October cover girl is looking all glowy and pouty among a sea of pink headlines.’
      • ‘Sydney's beauty editor set are possibly the most photographed girls in town: all glowy, gorgeous, smiley, fashionable and familiar with the photographers, they are perfect 'pages' fodder.’
      • ‘I'd argue that Australian women, in particular, aspire to look more like healthy, glowy girls than some emaciated model.’
      • ‘Be prepared to receive tons of compliments on your glowy skin.’
      • ‘She's launched her own botanical-based line, which is said to give glowy skin and is hailed as a luxury beauty brand for the masses.’
      • ‘I noticed my complexion was pink and glowy.’
      • ‘The secret to glowy skin isn't just all about strategically placed highlighter.’
      • ‘I'm all about getting radiant, glowy cheeks so am obsessed with mineral makeup and products with illuminating properties in them.’
    2. 1.2 Feeling deep pleasure or pride.
      ‘he made her feel warm and glowy inside’
      • ‘I think all ten of us who went on the course left feeling glowy.’
      • ‘I remember seeing the film on a date with a girl; it's kinda lame, but gives you that warm glowy "ah, university is fine!" feeling.’
      • ‘I am feeling all glowy about upping my fruit and vegetable intake.’
      • ‘I had one of those moments today, when I feel so warm and glowy and special.’
      • ‘When I give money to individuals begging in the street, I'd say I'm motivated by a mixture of guilt pangs and the desire to counter those pangs in an easy, quick-fix manner which makes me feel like a warm, glowy Good Person.’
      • ‘The problem is that this glowy, go-down-easy film ends up betraying the very spirit of the Man in Black—the outlaw soul who never walked any line but his own.’
      • ‘Independent bookshop: those two words by themselves are enough to give you a warm glowy feeling.’
      • ‘People walk away feeling glowy, sated, and privileged.’
      • ‘Cutting into my glowy state, I overheard the man on the next table exhort his dinner companion to "Keep your New Year's resolution, my dear".’
      • ‘What really makes me feel warm and glowy is how strong her group of friends are.’
      • ‘I had a similar glowy feeling listening to his inaugural speech and I found it profoundly disturbing.’