Complete Definition of "bright"

English

rank|occasion|enemy|perfect|730|bright|scarcely|Paris|expression

Etymology
Old English beorht.

Pronunciation
AHD|brīt, IPA|/braɪt/, SAMPA|/braIt/
audio|en-us-bright.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
bright (compar: brighter, superl: brightest)

  1. Visually dazzling, luminous, radiant; not dark.
  2. Intelligent.
  3. Vivid, colourful.
  4. Happy.

Translations
trans-top|Visually dazzling, luminous, radiant
Czech: jasný
Danish: lys, funklende, klar
Dutch: helder
Finnish: kirkas
German: hell, glänzend
Hebrew: ×××ר (bahyr) m, ××××¨× (behira) f
Icelandic: bjartur m, björt f, bjart n; skær m|f, skært n; skínandi m|f|n, ljómandi m|f|n
Interlingua: brillante
Italian: brillante, luminoso, lucente
Japanese: Jpan|æãã (Jpan|ãããã, akarui)
Korean: ë°ë¤ (balgda, bakda)
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Kurdish: KUchar|برÛÙÙâدار
Lithuanian: ryškus, šviesus
Norwegian: lys
Portuguese: brilhante, luminoso, radiante
Russian: ÑÑкий (járkij), ÑвеÑлÑй (sv'étlyj), ÑиÑÑÑий (sijájuÅ¡'ij)
Spanish: brillante, resplandeciente
Swedish: ljus
Telugu: à°ªà±à°°à°à°¾à°¶à°µà°à°¤à°®à±à°¨ (prakaashavantamaina)
Tupinambá: endypuk (s)
Vietnamese: sáng, sáng sủa
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trans-top|Intelligent
Danish: opvakt, kvik
Dutch: slim, intelligent
Finnish: terävä, älykäs, fiksu (colloquial)
German: intelligent
Guaraní: katupyry
Icelandic: greindur m, greind f, greint n; skarpur m, skörp f, skarpt n; greindarlegur m, greindarleg f, greindarlegt n
Interlingua: intelligente
Italian: brillante, intelligente
Japanese: Jpan|è³¢ã (Jpan|ãããã, kashikoi), Jpan|è¡æ㪠(Jpan|ãããããª, sÅmeina)
Korean: ë°ë¤ (balgda, bakda)
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Kurdish: KUchar|زÛرÙâÚ©
Lithuanian: gudrus, protingas
Norwegian: intelligent, dyktig, klok
Portuguese: brilhante, inteligente
Russian: ÑмнÑй (úmnyj), блеÑÑÑÑий (bl'est'áš'ij)
Scottish Gaelic: geur, tuigseach, toinisgeil
Slovenian: inteligenten, brihten
Spanish: brillante
Swedish: intelligent, klyftig
Telugu: à°¤à±à°²à°¿à°µà±à°¨ (telivaina)
Tupinambá: akangatu
Vietnamese: sánh dạ, thông minh, nhanh trí, sáng sủa
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trans-top|Vivid
Danish: munter, livlig
Dutch: bont, levendig
Finnish: kirkas
German: lebhaft
Icelandic: skær m|f, skært n; bjartur m, björt f, bjart n
Interlingua: vive
Italian: brillante, allegro
Japanese: Jpan|é®®æ㪠(Jpan|ãããããª, senmeina)
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Lithuanian: gyvybingas, ryškus
Norwegian: livlig, lystig
Portuguese: vivído, alegre
Russian: ÑÑкий
Spanish: expresivo, vívido
Swedish: klar, färggrann
Vietnamese: sáng sủa; tươi (as in, a bright color)
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trans-top|Happy
Danish: munter
Dutch: vrolijk, opgeruimd
Finnish: iloinen
German: heiter
Icelandic: hýr m|f, hýrt n; glaðlegur m, glaðleg f, glaðlegt n
Norwegian: glad
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Spanish: alegre
Swedish: glad
Portuguese: radiante, alegre
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ttbc|Bulgarian: ÑÑÑк (jarÇk) m, ÑÑка (jarka) f, ÑÑко (jarko) n, ÑвеÑÑл (svetÇl), ÑвеÑла (svetla) f, ÑвеÑло (svetlo) n
ttbc|Cornish: Ylyn
ttbc|Guaraní: esakã (h), ory (h)
ttbc|Indonesian: terang, terang-benderang, cerah
ttbc|Interlingua: clar, allegre
ttbc|Italian: allegro, felice
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ttbc|Scots: bricht
ttbc|Spanish: subido (colour)
ttbc|Tupinambá: endy (s), oryb (s)

Derived terms
brighten
brightness
bright-eyed
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

Noun
en-noun

  1. An artists brush used in oil and acrylic painting with a long ferrule and a flat, somewhat tapering bristle head.
  2. A neologism intended as a positive-sounding umbrella term to describe various kinds of non-religious and non-superstitious people. (w:Brights movement|There is a Wikipedia article on this usage.)

#: Definition A person whose world view is free of supernatural and mystical elements. The ethics and actions of a bright are based on a naturalistic world view. (2003, Paul Geisert and Mynga Futrell)

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