Gloaming vs Gloaring - What's the difference?

gloaming | gloaring |


As a noun gloaming

is (poetry|scotland|uk|north england) twilight, as at early morning or (especially) early evening; dusk.

As a verb gloaring is

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gloaming

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (poetry, Scotland, UK, North England) twilight, as at early morning or (especially) early evening; dusk
  • * 1898 — , Book 1, ch 6
  • You may imagine the young people brushed up after the labours of the day, and making this novelty, as they would make any novelty, the excuse for walking together and enjoying a trivial flirtation. You may figure to yourself the hum of voices along the road in the gloaming ...
  • * 2001 — David Lodge, Thinks...
  • I clung to her nipples as she soared and swooped through the gloaming , scooping up insects, and I remember the shapes of things that she flew between, above, beneath.
  • (obsolete) sullenness; melancholy
  • Synonyms

    * crepuscule, vespers, twilight, sundown, dusk, dawn

    Antonyms

    * diurnal, daytime, daylight, as well as nocturnal, nighttime, darkness

    gloaring

    English

    Verb

    (head)