1. Emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts (synset 300279417)
    "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
  2. Having strong or striking color (synset 300403922)
    "bright dress"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"
  3. Characterized by quickness and ease in learning (synset 301338411)
    "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
  4. Having lots of light either natural or artificial (synset 300271888)
    "the room was bright and airy"; "a stage bright with spotlights"
  5. Made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing;
    Reflecting a sheen or glow (synset 301817522)
    "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. Splendid (synset 301125000)
    "the bright stars of stage and screen"; "a bright moment in history"; "the bright pageantry of court"
  7. Not made dim or less bright (synset 300285796)
    "undimmed headlights"; "surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed"
  8. Clear and sharp and ringing (synset 302016784)
    "the bright sound of the trumpet section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"
  9. Characterized by happiness or gladness (synset 301152553)
    "bright faces"; "all the world seems bright and gay"
  10. Likely to turn out well in the future (synset 300177648)
    "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"
  1. With brightness (synset 400077434)
    "the stars shone brilliantly"; "the windows glowed jewel bright"

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