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Dictionary definition for: Bright

1. (a) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

2. (r) with brightness; "the stars shone brilliantly" "the windows glowed jewel bright"

3. (s) having striking color; "bright greens" "brilliant tapestries" "a bird with vivid plumage"

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

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

6. (s) 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"

7. (s) splendid; "the bright stars of stage and screen" "a bright moment in history" "the bright pageantry of court"

8. (a) not made dim or less bright; "undimmed headlights" "surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed"

9. (s) clear and sharp and ringing; "the bright sound of the trumpet section" "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"

10. (s) characterized by happiness or gladness; "bright faces" "all the world seems bright and gay"

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

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

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