• (RP) IPA: /ˈɡlɛəɹɪŋ/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɡlɛɹɪŋ/


  1. Reflecting with glare.
  2. Blatant, obvious.
    How could you miss this glaring error? It's right on page one!
Translations Translations Verb
  1. present participle of glare#English|glare

glaring (plural glarings)

  1. The act of giving a glare.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
      Take off thine eye! more intolerable than fiends' glarings is a doltish stare!
  2. (rare) A group of cats.
    • 2010, Chuck Lorre et al., The Big Bang Theory, episode “The Zazzy Substitution ↗
      Leonard: You’re clearly upset about Amy being gone, and you’re trying to replace her with a bunch of cats.
      Sheldon: Clowder.
      Leonard: What?
      Sheldon: A group of cats is a clowder. Or a glaring. It’s the kind of thing you ought to know now that we have one.

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