BRIGHT

bright

1. [Adjective]: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"

2. [Adjective]: not made dim or less bright; "undimmed headlights"; "surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed"

3. [Adverb]: with brightness; "the stars shone brilliantly"; "the windows glowed jewel bright"

4. characterized by happiness or gladness; "bright faces"; "all the world seems bright and gay"

5. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "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"

6. full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"

7. having striking color; "bright greens"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"

8. splendid; "the bright stars of stage and screen"; "a bright moment in history"; "the bright pageantry of court"

9. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"

10. clear and sharp and ringing; "the bright sound of the trumpet section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"

11. having lots of light either natural or artificial; "the room was bright and airy"; "a stage bright with spotlights"

12. abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"

Similar words to 'bright'

Opposite words to 'bright'

1. dull

2. dimmed

3. dim


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