Definition of glimpse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    glimpse

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɡlɪmps//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glimpse
     
    he / she / it glimpses
     
    past simple glimpsed
     
    -ing form glimpsing
     
     
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  1. 1 glimpse somebody/something to see someone or something for a moment, but not very clearly synonym catch sight of, spot He glimpsed her through the window as he passed.
  2. 2glimpse something to start to understand something Suddenly she glimpsed the truth about her sister.
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