irruent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the present participle stem of Latin irruere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

irruent

  1. rushing, moving quickly, especially inwards
    • 1922: The trajectories of their, first sequent, then simultaneous, urinations were dissimilar: Bloom’s longer, less irruent — James Joyce, Ulysses

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

irruent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of irruō