English adjective: bright
|1.||bright emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts|
|Samples||The sun was bright and hot.|
A bright sunlit room.
|Similar||agleam, aglitter, aglow, ardent, beadlike, beady, beaming, beamy, blazing, blinding, bright as a new penny, brilliant, buttonlike, buttony, coruscant, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, fulgid, glaring, glary, gleaming, glimmery, glinting, glistening, glistering, glittering, glittery, glossy, iridescent, lambent, lucent, luminous, lurid, lustrous, nacreous, nitid, noctilucent, opalescent, opaline, pearlescent, radiant, refulgent, satiny, scintillant, scintillating, self-luminous, sheeny, shimmery, shining, shiny, silken, silklike, silky, silver, silvern, silvery, sleek, slick, sparkly, twinkling|
|Attribute||brightness, brightness level, light, luminance, luminosity, luminousness|
|2.||bright having striking color|
A bird with vivid plumage.
|3.||bright characterized by quickness and ease in learning|
|Samples||Some children are brighter in one subject than another.|
Smart children talk earlier than the average.
|4.||bright having lots of light either natural or artificial|
|Samples||The room was bright and airy.|
A stage bright with spotlights.
|5.||bright made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||burnished, lustrous, shining, shiny|
|Samples||The bright stars of stage and screen.|
A bright moment in history.
The bright pageantry of court.
|7.||bright not made dim or less bright|
Surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed.
|8.||bright clear and sharp and ringing|
|Samples||The bright sound of the trumpet section.|
The brilliant sound of the trumpets.
|9.||bright characterized by happiness or gladness|
All the world seems bright and gay.
|10.||bright full or promise|
|Samples||Had a bright future in publishing.|
The scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career.
A hopeful new singer on Broadway.
English adverb: bright
|1.||bright with brightness|
|Samples||The stars shone brilliantly.|
The windows glowed jewel bright.