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1. luster

noun. ['ˈlʌstɝ'] a quality that outshines the usual.

Synonyms

  • brilliancy
  • splendour
  • brightness
  • lustre

Antonyms

  • sour
  • stay
  • insipidness
  • vapidness

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lust (English)
  • lust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lustre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lustrum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Luster

  • thruster
  • bruster
  • adjuster
  • shuster
  • muster
  • lustre
  • kuster
  • juster
  • huster
  • guster
  • duster
  • custer
  • buster

Sentences with luster


1. Noun, singular or mass
Buff the strap to a shiny luster with a soft cloth.

2. Adjective, comparative
Polish with a flannel cloth, which adds luster to hardware and protects custom finishes.

Quotes about luster


1. The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
- Pope Paul VI

2. The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.
- Daniel Defoe

3. As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster.
- Thomas Guthrie

2. luster

noun. ['ˈlʌstɝ'] the visual property of something that shines with reflected light.

Synonyms

  • radiance
  • shininess
  • sheen
  • refulgency
  • effulgence
  • radiancy
  • shine
  • lustre

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • bright
  • dull
  • stupidity

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lust (English)
  • lust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lustre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lustrum (Latin)

3. luster

noun. ['ˈlʌstɝ'] a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain.

Synonyms

  • lustre

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • uglify

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lust (English)
  • lust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lustre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lustrum (Latin)
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