From Latin ērumpēns, present active participle of ērumpō (“break forth”).
erumpent (comparative more erumpent, superlative most erumpent)
- That emerges, or bursts through; breaking forth.
- 1989, Nick Cave, And the Ass Saw the Angel:
- The sun spun aloft, an erumpent orb of balling glory thrilling the blue sky with its brilliance.
- 1996, David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest, Abacus 2013, p. 155:
- He's never looked better on court or on monthly O.N.A.N.T.A. paper. He is erumpent.
- third-person plural future active indicative of ērumpō