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Definition of "fulgent" []

  • Shining brilliantly; radiant: "tower searchlights . . . as fulgent as half a billion candles” ( Nicholas Proffitt). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fulgent" in a sentence
  • "These from the scabrous canvas of fulgent wastrels and transcendental madmen."
  • " He told of the wilting heat, the fulgent landscape, the people."
  • "OK I've been known to drop ambivalent, but I have never said fulgent or supercilious!"