verb (used with object), high·light·ed, high·light·ing.
- highland park,
- highlands, the,
- highlight halftone,
- highly strung
Origin of highlight
Examples from the Web for highlight
Their confrontation at dinner was, without a doubt, the highlight of the episode.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He is my favorite Woodstock artist, the highlight of the entire festival.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Art is something that has been a highlight at The Center since its first group show—“The Center Show”—in 1989.
It can be really good if somebody is an amazing talent right off the bat or it can highlight your flaws.Inside ‘The Sex Factor’: Where 16 Men and Women Vie For Porn Immortality|Aurora Snow|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The documents also highlight the apparent complicity by secular law enforcement in keeping some of these offenders out of jail.
Yes; I mentioned that the highlight along the top from the butt to the bolt is generally similar in that it is in a straight line.
They were matters which the Chief Inspector did not highlight; evidently he did not regard them as of major importance.Judgments of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand on Proceedings to Review Aspects of the Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Mount Erebus Aircraft Disaster|Sir Owen Woodhouse, R. B. Cooke, Ivor L. M. Richardson, Duncan Wallace McMullin, and Sir Edward Somers
The weapon has been retouched by placing a highlight along the stock almost up to the end of the bolt.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
There is detail present that shows other areas of the gun, the breech, above the highlight.
There has been a highlight added along the bottom of the gun just forward of the trigger guard and just below Oswald's left hand.
1650s, originally of paintings, "the brightest part of a subject," from high (adj.) + light (n.). The figurative sense of "outstanding feature or characteristic" is from 1855. The verb is from 1861. Hairdressing sense is 1941 (n.), 1942 (v.). Related: Highlighted; highlighting.