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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Definition for bright (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for bright
The survivors needed hope for a brighter future, and Murakami sought to supply a salving narrative through his art.
Then, I have this other little thing that came along who, unfortunately, is brighter than the other two put together.Charles Dance on Tywin Lannister’s S5 Return, A ‘Game of Thrones’ Movie,’ and Sexy Peter Dinklage|Marlow Stern|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she is confident that her generation will see a brighter future.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leadership is the work of helping people think beyond the legal, and into the brighter and better world of the possible.
She writes about a world that is brighter than the world I live in.
It should have filled us with dismay, but instead it seemed the beginning of brighter things.Tell England|Ernest Raymond
He saw the larger, brighter light shining on the dark tree-trunk.Little Johannes|Frederik van Eeden
Right now there isn't a harder-workin', brighter business man in this city than Jim.The Turmoil|Booth Tarkington
The rose-shaded lamp cast a tint of life on her face, and the dark circles of pain made her eyes look deeper and brighter.The Fruit of the Tree|Edith Wharton
Would he cherish intemperance, that sobriety might shine the brighter?An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans|Lydia Maria Child
British Dictionary definitions for bright (1 of 2)
Derived forms of brightbrightly, adverb
Word Origin for bright
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