Definition of glowing in English:

glowing

adjective

  • attributive Expressing great praise.

    ‘he received a glowing report from his teachers’
    • ‘The crew of a York tour boat have earned glowing praise after they rushed to the rescue of a man who ended up in the River Ouse during an evening cruise.’
    • ‘Their work and dedication to the parish was praised in glowing terms.’
    • ‘Their previous Irish shows have earned massive critical praise, including a glowing review in the Irish Independent.’
    • ‘As a blogger, by contrast, I almost invariably receive one of two reactions, glowing praise or a look of total incomprehension.’
    • ‘However, despite a glowing surveyor's report, there are still leaks, draughty windows, and an incredible amount to do to my little valley abode.’
    • ‘Their mantra was echoed in the glowing reports of the critics and guidebooks, all of which unanimously extolled the place's virtues in worryingly breathless prose.’
    • ‘A Hampshire junior school has turned weakness into strength and won glowing praise from Ofsted inspectors.’
    • ‘A school in Greater Manchester has proved good things really do come in small packages after receiving a glowing report from education watchdogs.’
    • ‘Young and old in Bolton welcomed a Royal visitor to town - and earned glowing praise from their VIP guest.’
    • ‘She is quick to defend the overt tone of praise in the glowing account of her experiences.’
    • ‘The glowing report follows the damming inspection in November 1999 which said the school was failing to give its pupils an acceptable standard of education.’
    • ‘Inspectors have given Bedford School a glowing report.’
    • ‘A team of inspectors spent three days examining every aspect of the school and wrote a glowing report recognising its excellent teaching standards and visionary thinking.’
    • ‘A Southend school is just months away from being removed from the Government's special measures register following a glowing inspection report.’
    • ‘Council chiefs have pledged to work harder to improve social services, despite receiving a glowing report from Government.’
    • ‘James, who grew up in a house on Church Street, Bollington, set sail from Plymouth to Brisbane in search of a better life after hearing glowing reports of life Down Under.’
    • ‘A south Lakeland property developer has secured a prestigious award after earning glowing praise from its customers.’
    • ‘In case you can't tell from my glowing praise, any comic lover, whatever your interests may be, would readily enjoy this series.’
    • ‘A Whitefield primary school has earned special praise after a glowing Ofsted report was complemented by outstanding results.’
    • ‘The third of the trio had the soup, a minestrone and meatball, which was ‘not bad’ - hardly glowing praise.’
    highly complimentary, highly favourable, enthusiastic, full of praise, commendatory, praising, admiring, lionizing, ecstatic, rapturous, rhapsodic, eulogistic, laudatory, acclamatory, adulatory
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Pronunciation

glowing

/ˈɡlōiNG//ˈɡloʊɪŋ/