lambent definition

  • adjective:
    • Flickering lightly over or on a surface: lambent moonlight.
    • Effortlessly light or brilliant: lambent wit.
    • Having a gentle shine; luminous. See Synonyms at bright.
    • Brushing or flickering gently over a surface.
    • Glowing or luminous, but lacking heat.
    • displaying lightness or brilliance of wit; clever or witty without unkindness.
    • Playing on top; pressing softly; gliding over.
    • Twinkling or gleaming; fickering.
    • lightly brilliant or vibrant
  • others:
    • Licking.
    • Hence working along or higher a surface, as if into the act of licking; streaming over or along; lapping or bathing; softly brilliant; gleaming.

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