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Definition of "bright" []

  • Emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; shining. (adjective)
  • Comparatively high on the scale of brightness. (adjective)
  • Full of light or illumination: a bright sunny day; a stage bright with spotlights. (adjective)
  • Characterizing a dyestuff that produces a highly saturated color; brilliant. (adjective)
  • Glorious; splendid: one of the bright stars of stage and screen; a bright moment in history. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bright" in a sentence
  • "The noun form of the term bright refers to a person whose worldview is naturalistic--free of supernatural and mystical elements."
  • "His smile melted slowly, and with it went all that had made his expression bright and young."
  • "The word "bright" suggests that James is almost assuredly thinking not just of any picture of Venice, but of Canaletto's Venice."