Definitions for lambentˈlæm bənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. aglow(p), lambent, lucent, luminous(adj)

    softly bright or radiant

    "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. lambent(Adjective)

    Brushing or flickering gently over a surface.

  2. lambent(Adjective)

    Glowing or luminous, but lacking heat.

    The lambent glow of fireflies delighted the children.

  3. lambent(Adjective)

    Exhibiting lightness or brilliance of wit; clever or witty without unkindness.

    We appreciated her lambent comments.

  4. Origin: From lambens, present participle of lambo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Lambent(adj)

    playing on the surface; touching lightly; gliding over

  2. Lambent(adj)

    twinkling or gleaming; fickering

  3. Origin: [L. lambens, -enlis, p. pr. of lambere to lick; akin to lap. See Lap to drink by licking.]


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