adjective, bright·er, bright·est.
- the automobile or truck headlights used for driving at night or under conditions of decreased visibility.
- the brighter level of intensity of these lights, usually deflected upward by switching on a bulb in the headlamp that strikes the lens at a different angle.
adverb, bright·er, bright·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for bright
Because neutrinos from FRBs are expected to be rare, detecting any will be challenging, and would probably require a particularly bright magnetar flare to be aimed directly at Earth.Neutrinos could reveal how fast radio bursts are launched|Lisa Grossman|September 16, 2020|Science News
Over the course of the next three movements, Beethoven tries to overcome a dark real-world fate with bright, major-key melodies — and keeps getting defeated.Beethoven’s 5th Symphony is a lesson in finding hope in adversity|Charlie Harding|September 11, 2020|Vox
Twenty-three years ago, a job at Art Van Furniture was a foothold for a brighter future.Why the Democratic Party must make a clean break with Wall Street|matthewheimer|September 8, 2020|Fortune
Across a spectrum of professions from finance to entertainment, some of the brightest young minds use podcasts to stay sharp and informed.Podcast recommendations for a better life and career from Fortune’s 40 under 40|Aric Jenkins|September 5, 2020|Fortune
So maybe Tenet is Nolan’s way of focusing us on those mysteries, of creating a 21st-century Sator square on a big, bright screen.The ancient palindrome that explains Christopher Nolan’s Tenet|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
His peers remember him as a bright man who spoke softly and occasionally came across as a bit shy.
Despite the obvious ongoing problems with disease and access to basics, the future of Africa is bright.
How could the holidays be merry and bright without Holiday Lights?
If Kendrick Lamar is the future of rap, then the future is bright.Kendrick Lamar Shuts Down ‘The Colbert Report’ with Untitled Track|Charlise Ferguson|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his black suits, Hitchcock always looked odd in the bright California sun.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
While Benjy sat contemplating this creature, and wondering what was to be the end of it all, a bright idea occurred to him.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
"She used to be so well—so bright," said Angela, who also appeared to have the desire to say something kind and comfortable.Confidence|Henry James
As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She turned her bright eyes, with their dilated pupils, slowly away from his, and looked down over the river.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for bright (1 of 2)
Derived forms of brightbrightly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for bright (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with bright
In addition to the idioms beginning with bright
- bright and early
- bright idea
- bright side
- look on the bright side