Bright - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |braɪt|  American pronunciation of the word bright
Brit.  |brʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word bright
- having strong or striking color (syn: brilliant, vivid)
- characterized by quickness and ease in learning (syn: smart)
- having lots of light either natural or artificial
- made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow (syn: burnished, lustrous, shining, shiny)
- splendid
- clear and sharp and ringing (syn: brilliant)
- characterized by happiness or gladness
- likely to turn out well in the future (syn: hopeful, promising)
- with brightness (syn: brightly, brilliantly)


The lighting was too bright.

a bright room with lots of windows

It was a bright, sunny day.

The room was decorated in bright colors.

The long array of bright helmets.

Chances of success brighter than any that had offered themselves.

A bright lady, surpassingly fair.

He exhibited a bright example of the most heroic valour.

She is an exceedingly bright child.

Her eyes were hurting from the bright lights.

The weather was bright and sunny.

He was an exceptionally bright child.

He is constantly coming up with bright ideas for making money.

I never wear bright colours.

Her voice was bright and cheerful.

Word forms

comparative: brighter
superlative: brightest
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