verb (used with object), flood·light·ed or flood·lit, flood·light·ing.
Origin of floodlight
Related Words for floodlightlimelight, publicity, light, notoriety, fame, ignite, shine, brighten, kindle, highlight, publicize, accentuate, illuminate, flash, spotlight, interest, flashlight, illumine, irradiate, animate
Examples from the Web for floodlight
Historical Examples of floodlight
A floodlight turned the area in front of the gate into a patch of daylight.The Whispering Spheres
Russell Robert Winterbotham
A floodlight in the yard made the whole place as light as day.A Yankee Flier in Italy
Rutherford G. Montgomery
Two new stars winked into being, on either side of the floodlight.
The glider had disappeared—all I could see was the floodlight.
Ivan Fitzgerald, who was carrying the floodlight, swung it slowly around.Omnilingual
H. Beam Piper