glance (verb, noun) past tense: glanced LISTEN
Glance means ‘to look quickly.’
- The students glanced at the clock during the boring lecture.
- When the pretty girl entered the room, Ted glanced at her.
- Wesley glanced at his notes before he took the test.
A glance is a brief look.
- Steve and Ally exchanged loving glances throughout the evening.
at a glance: with a quick look. Example: “At a glance, the doctor knew that the child had influenza.”
In pop culture
Here is Frank Sinatra singing “Strangers in the Night.” Listen to the first line: “Strangers in the night exchanging glances.”
There are other meanings of glance.