Definitions for brilliant

Definitions for (adj) brilliant

Main entry: brilliant

Definition: full of light; shining intensely

Usage: a brilliant star; brilliant chandeliers

Main entry: bright, brilliant, vivid

Definition: having striking color

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

Main entry: magnificent, glorious, brilliant, splendid

Definition: characterized by grandeur

Usage: the brilliant court life at Versailles; a glorious work of art; magnificent cathedrals; the splendid coronation ceremony

Main entry: smart as a whip, brainy, brilliant

Definition: having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence

Usage: some men dislike brainy women; a brilliant mind; a brilliant solution to the problem

Main entry: bright, brilliant

Definition: clear and sharp and ringing

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

Main entry: brilliant, superb

Definition: of surpassing excellence

Usage: a brilliant performance; a superb actor

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