glow (noun, verb) past tense: glowed LISTEN
Glow means ‘to shine like something that is very hot.’
- The coals in the fire glow.
- The alarm clock display glows in the dark.
Glow also means ‘to have a healthy red color.’
- The bride glowed as she walked down the aisle.
- The children's cheeks glowed after they played outside.
Glow is the brightness of color.
- The glow of the diamonds and rubies lit up the room.
- The glow of the campfire shone on the campers' faces.
Did you know?
A glow worm, also known as a firefly, is an insect that lights up at night. Watch this live performance of Mark Lowry singing the old classic song “Glow Worm.”
In pop culture
GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) is a Netflix series about Hollywood actresses in the 1980s who become wrestlers. Watch the trailer. Do you think the wrestlers glow when they are wrestling?