Definitions for coruscateˈkɔr əˌskeɪt, ˈkɒr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cor•us•cateˈkɔr əˌskeɪt, ˈkɒr-(v.i.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.

  1. to emit vivid flashes of light; sparkle; gleam.

Origin of coruscate:

1695–1705; < L coruscātus, ptp. of coruscāre to quiver, flash, der. of coruscus quivering, flashing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sparkle, scintillate, coruscate(verb)

    reflect brightly

    "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"

  2. sparkle, scintillate, coruscate(verb)

    be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity

    "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"


  1. coruscate(Verb)

    To give off light; to reflect in flashes; to sparkle.

  2. coruscate(Verb)

    To exhibit brilliant technique or style.

  3. Origin: From the corusco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coruscate(verb)

    to glitter in flashes; to flash

Anagrams of coruscate

  1. accouters, accoutres

  2. Accouters

  3. Accoutres


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