Meaning of fulgent in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfʌldʒ(ə)nt/


  • Shining brightly.

    ‘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.’
    shining, light, brilliant, vivid, blazing, dazzling, beaming, intense, glaring


Late Middle English from Latin fulgent- ‘shining’, from the verb fulgere.