1. running or moving lightly over a surface: lambent tongues of flame.
2. dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject; brilliantly playful: lambent wit.
3. softly bright or radiant: a lambent light.
The snows of Mississippi are lambent.--MaricaThe lambent rays of the sunset cast a deceptive light on the politician's speech.--A. LelandI peered out my window hoping to catch a glimpse of the lambent light from the TARDIS.--Daughter CThe lambent nature of the Scarlet "A' upon her bosom made it impossible for anyone to ignore.--Miss MLambent analysis has never been my philosophical modus operandi.--Mr. Big Food.