Synonyms of sparkle in English:


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See Spanish definition of centellear


1‘her earrings sparkled as she turned her head’

glitter, glint, glisten, twinkle, flicker, flash, blink, wink, shimmer, dance, shine, gleam, glow
literary glister
rare coruscate, fulgurate, effulge

2‘after a glass of wine, she began to sparkle’

be lively, be vivacious, be animated, be ebullient, be exuberant, be bubbly, be effervescent, be sparkling, be witty, be brilliant, be enthusiastic, be full of life


1‘I swim every day and I love the blue sparkle of the pool’

glitter, glint, twinkle, twinkling, flicker, flickering, shimmer, flash, flashing, blinking, winking, dancing, shine, gleam, glow
rare coruscation, fulguration, effulgence

2‘she reminded Melissa of champagne, full of fizz and sparkle’

vivacity, animation, liveliness, vitality, life, verve, high spirits, exuberance, zest, buoyancy, effervescence, enthusiasm, ardour, energy, vigour, go, elan, gusto, brio, bounce, spirit, spiritedness, dynamism, activity, fire, panache, colour, dash, drive
informal oomph, pizzazz, pep, zing, zip, vim, get-up-and-go