An example of glimpse is when you catch a quick look at the sunset just before the sun disappears from the sky.
An example of glimpse is when you get a quick look at your performance review across the table before the boss covers it up.
Glimpsed at the headlines.
Origin of glimpse
- Middle English glimsen to glisten, glance ghel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition