Share this entry

Share this page

fulgent

Line breaks: ful|gent
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌldʒ(ə)nt
 
/

Definition of fulgent in English:

adjective

literary
Shining brightly.
Example sentences
  • The fulgent morning air heightened colors and sounds.
  • She saw Ravana who is fulgent with his own radiance, seated with ministers at his nearby in the midst of the divine aircraft Pushpaka, as with Indra who will be sitting amidst wind-gods.
  • Bicyclists will be able to ride through the one mile exhibit of fulgent lights.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin fulgent- 'shining', from the verb fulgere.

Definition of fulgent in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…