Definition Of nimbus
a large gray rain cloud.
a luminous cloud or a halo surrounding a supernatural being or a saint.
This boy monk had a halo around him, a nimbus of purity, divinity, and godliness.
Example Of nimbus
a nimbus of power played around him, brighter than lightning
A broken skein of clouds, outracing the birds underneath, abruptly halts, spins and dissolves into a moist nimbus .
A dull robin's egg-blue canvas, bearing ever-so-faint gray diagonal streaks that recall dark nimbus clouds, functions mainly as a visual texture.
A rosy nimbus surrounded him and the lifeless body, which slowly sat up.