Definition of lustrous in English:



  • Having lustre; shining.

    ‘large, lustrous eyes’
    • ‘Her hair, a lustrous shade of auburn, waves about her waxen face.’
    • ‘Her lustrous black hair, down past her knees, was flowing wildly in an unfelt wind.’
    • ‘Numerous washings and applications of oil have imparted a lustrous black color to some of these sculptures.’
    • ‘Her hair was black, falling in lustrous midnight tresses to her waist, softly wavy.’
    • ‘When you were 18, your hair was shiny and lustrous: what went wrong?’
    • ‘Even now it is bursting with heavy fruit, fine tannins and a lustrous polished finish.’
    • ‘Her hair was dark and lustrous, cascading around her sharp, foreign features like clouds.’
    • ‘Furthermore, all of them seemed to have perfect leather jacket hair; dark, thick, lustrous.’
    • ‘The lustrous black lacquer surface is embellished with a pattern of foliage and birds.’
    • ‘Her lustrous brown hair, speckled with gray, was done up behind a petite crown upon her head.’
    • ‘Her lustrous dark hair was twisted into a sophisticated French chignon at the base of her neck.’
    • ‘In metallic objects there is a marked difference of brightness between the lustrous and the non-lustrous parts.’
    • ‘Her lustrous hair fell to either side of her heart-shaped face and framed it.’
    • ‘Gideon smiled to himself, loving her laugh and the way it made her eyes twinkle like lustrous sapphires.’
    • ‘She is young, smiling, with Ian's lustrous dark hair and finely arched eyebrows.’
    • ‘Her round face was becoming bonier and her formerly lustrous hair had lost most of its shine.’
    • ‘Fabrics will be shining, lustrous and glamorous, with satin and silk the main focus.’
    • ‘Aethris then staggered out, clothes half-on and half-off, hair hanging down in lustrous waves.’
    • ‘Parker sadly noted the silvery tear tracks as he smoothed out her lustrous hair.’
    • ‘How was I going to tease her for having bird nest hair if she didn't and had beautiful, lustrous raven hair?’
    shiny, shining, satiny, glossy, gleaming, burnished, polished, radiant, bright, brilliant, luminous
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