coruscation

noun
cor·​us·​ca·​tion | \ ˌkȯr-ə-ˈskā-shən How to pronounce coruscation (audio) , ˌkär-\

Definition of coruscation

2 : a flash of wit

First Known Use of coruscation

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about coruscation

Dictionary Entries near coruscation

coruscant

coruscate

coruscatingly

coruscation

Corvallis

corvée

corves

Statistics for coruscation

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for coruscation

The first known use of coruscation was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Comments on coruscation

What made you want to look up coruscation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

recurring in steady succession

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!