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    bright - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bright

    Definition
    (adj) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    Example Sentence
    • the sun was bright and hot
    • a bright sunlit room
    Definition
    (adj) having striking color
    Synonyms : brilliant , vivid
    Example Sentence
    • bright dress
    • brilliant tapestries
    • a bird with vivid plumage
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by quickness and ease in learning
    Synonyms : smart
    Example Sentence
    • some children are brighter in one subject than another
    • smart children talk earlier than the average
    Definition
    (adj) having lots of light either natural or artificial
    Example Sentence
    • the room was bright and airy
    • a stage bright with spotlights
    Definition
    (adj) made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
    Synonyms : burnished , lustrous , shining , shiny
    Example Sentence
    • bright silver candlesticks
    • a burnished brass knocker
    • she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves
    • rows of shining glasses
    • shiny black patents
    Definition
    (adj) splendid
    Example Sentence
    • the bright stars of stage and screen
    • a bright moment in history
    • the bright pageantry of court
    Definition
    (adj) not made dim or less bright
    Synonyms : undimmed
    Example Sentence
    • undimmed headlights
    • surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed
    Definition
    (adj) clear and sharp and ringing
    Synonyms : brilliant
    Example Sentence
    • the bright sound of the trumpet section
    • the brilliant sound of the trumpets
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by happiness or gladness
    Example Sentence
    • bright faces
    • all the world seems bright and gay
    Definition
    (adj) full or promise
    Synonyms : hopeful , promising
    Example Sentence
    • had a bright future in publishing
    • the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career
    • a hopeful new singer on Broadway
    Definition
    (adv) with brightness
    Synonyms : brightly , brilliantly
    Example Sentence
    • the stars shone brilliantly
    • the windows glowed jewel bright
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