fulgurous
adjective Etymology: Latin fulgur Date: 1865 flashing with lightning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fulgurous — [ful′gyoo rəs] adj. [L fulgur (see FULGURATE) + OUS] like or full of lightning; flashing …   English World dictionary

  • fulgurous — /ful gyeuhr euhs/, adj. characteristic of or resembling lightning: the fulgurous cracking of a whip. [1610 20; < L fulgur (see FULGURATE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fulgurous — adjective amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning the skater s dazzling virtuosic leaps these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fulgurous — adjective /ˈfʊl.ɡə.rəs,ˈfʊl.ɡɪə.rəs/ a) Resembling a lightning flash; fulgurant. b) Full of lightning …   Wiktionary

  • fulgurous — ful·gu·rous …   English syllables

  • fulgurous — ful•gu•rous [[t]ˈfʌl gyər əs[/t]] adj. characteristic of or resembling lightning • Etymology: 1610–20; < L fulgur (see fulgurate) + ous …   From formal English to slang

  • fulgurous — /ˈfʊlgjərəs/ (say foolgyuhruhs), /ˈfʌl / (say ful ) adjective resembling lightning …   Australian English dictionary

  • dazzling — adjective 1. amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning (Freq. 2) the skater s dazzling virtuosic leaps these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye-popping — adjective amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning the skater s dazzling virtuosic leaps these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fulgurant — adjective amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning the skater s dazzling virtuosic leaps these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full… …   Useful english dictionary

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