[ fuhl-juhnt ]
/ ˈfʌl dʒənt /
shining brightly; dazzling; resplendent: fulgent patterns of sunlight.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Origin of fulgent
1375–1425; late Middle English <Latin fulgent- (stem of fulgēns, present participle of fulgēre), equivalent to fulg- flash + -ent--ent
OTHER WORDS FROM fulgent
ful·gent·ly, adverbful·gent·ness, nounin·ter·ful·gent, adjectivesub·ful·gent, adjective
sub·ful·gent·ly, adverbun·ful·gent, adjectiveun·ful·gent·ly, adverb
Words nearby fulgent
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British Dictionary definitions for fulgent
/ (ˈfʌldʒənt) /
poetic shining brilliantly; resplendent; gleaming
Derived forms of fulgentfulgently, adverb
Word Origin for fulgent
C15: from Latin fulgēre to shine, flash
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