glancing

adjective
     
glanc‧ing
1

a glancing blow

a hit that partly misses so that it does not have its full force
2

a glancing reference/mention

a short or indirect reference to something or someone
glancingly adverb

Dictionary results for "glancing"
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.