Definitions for bright

Definitions for (adj) bright

Main entry: promising, hopeful, bright

Definition: full or promise

Usage: had a bright future in publishing; the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career; a hopeful new singer on Broadway

Main entry: bright

Definition: having lots of light either natural or artificial

Usage: the room was bright and airy; a stage bright with spotlights

Main entry: bright

Definition: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

Usage: the sun was bright and hot; a bright sunlit room

Main entry: bright, undimmed

Definition: not made dim or less bright

Usage: undimmed headlights; surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed

Main entry: bright, brilliant, vivid

Definition: having striking color

Usage: bright dress; brilliant tapestries; a bird with vivid plumage

Main entry: bright

Definition: splendid

Usage: the bright stars of stage and screen; a bright moment in history; the bright pageantry of court

Main entry: bright

Definition: characterized by happiness or gladness

Usage: bright faces; all the world seems bright and gay

Main entry: bright, smart

Definition: characterized by quickness and ease in learning

Usage: some children are brighter in one subject than another; smart children talk earlier than the average

Main entry: bright, burnished, shining, shiny, lustrous

Definition: made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow

Usage: 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

Main entry: bright, brilliant

Definition: clear and sharp and ringing

Usage: the bright sound of the trumpet section; the brilliant sound of the trumpets

Definitions for (adv) bright

Main entry: bright, brightly, brilliantly

Definition: with brightness

Usage: the stars shone brilliantly; the windows glowed jewel bright

Visual thesaurus for bright