Brilliant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbrɪliənt|  American pronunciation of the word brilliant
Brit.  |ˈbrɪlj(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word brilliant

adjective

- of surpassing excellence(syn: superb)
- having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence(syn: brainy)
- characterized by grandeur(syn: glorious, magnificent, splendid)
- having strong or striking color(syn: bright, vivid)
- full of light; shining intensely
- clear and sharp and ringing(syn: bright)

Examples

a brilliant star in the sky

a store decorated in brilliant colors

He pitched a brilliant game.

She gave a brilliant performance.

She has a brilliant mind.

...the diamond cutter set out an array of brilliants to show the various ways the diamond could be cut...

It was brilliant of him to find a solution so quickly.

She closed her eyes against the brilliant light.

We sat outside in the brilliant sunshine.

She was dressed in brilliant white.

I think that's a brilliant idea.

The film was absolutely brilliant.

He had a long and brilliant career.

The project was a brilliant success.

The sun was shining brilliantly.

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