Synonyms for Glimpse:


make out, pick out, fall. detect, scope, the initiative, descry, window of opportunity, opening, espy, spot, opportunity, Possibilities, chance, break, access, catch, choice. preview, eye contact, peep, sighting. trace, whiff, blush, undertone, wisp, vestige, a/the ghost of something, hint, inkling, gander. brief look (noun)
impression, gander, sight, glance, peek, sighting, peep.
flash (noun)
glimpse (noun)
glance, Coup D'oeil.


look briefly (verb)
spot, spy, espy, view, descry.

Other synonyms:

inkling, espy, undertone, eye contact, peep, whiff, sighting. vestige, descry, gander, wisp. hint, blush, detect, pick out. preview. catch. spot. trace. fall. Other relevant words:
fall, sighting, Coup D'oeil, whiff, choice, blush, espy, gander, make out, chance, spot, catch, preview, detect, impression, pick out, wisp, scope, break, access, vestige, undertone, descry, Possibilities, inkling, peep.

Usage examples for glimpse

  1. Do you remember the first glimpse you got of your wife? – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
  2. And if you could catch a glimpse of one of the new children, you'd never doubt me again. – The Moon is Green by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  3. With a great effort I sat up, for I still feared to move, lest I should catch a glimpse of the armed figure. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald