GLOWING, ppr. Shining with intense heat; white with heat. 1. Burning with vehement heat. 2. Exhibiting a bright color; red; as a glowing color; glowing cheeks. 3. Ardent; vehement; animated; as glowing zeal. 4. Inflamed; as a glowing breast.
Glow Glow (gl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glowed (gl[=o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Glowing.] [AS. gl[=o]wan; akin to D. gloeijen, OHG. gluoen, G. gl["u]hen, Icel. gl[=o]a, Dan. gloende glowing. [root]94. Cf. Gloom.] 1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent. Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees. --Pope. 2. To exhibit a strong, bright color; to be brilliant, as if with heat; to be bright or red with heat or animation, with blushes, etc. Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays. --Dryden. And glow with shame of your proceedings. --Shak. 3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn. Did not his temples glow In the same sultry winds and acrching heats? --Addison. The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands. --Gay. 4. To feel the heat of passion; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, etc.; to rage, as passior; as, the heart glows with love, zeal, or patriotism. With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows. --Dryden. Burns with one love, with one resentment glows. --Pope.
A glowing description or opinion about someone or something praises them highly or supports them strongly. The media has been speaking in glowing terms of the relationship between the two countries...ADJ: usu ADJ nsee alsoglow • glowinglyWallis spoke glowingly about players like Chapman.ADV