Simple Definition of bright
: producing a lot of light : filled with light
: having a very light and strong color
: able to learn things quickly
Full Definition of bright
3 : beautiful
4 : of high saturation or lightness <bright colors>
Examples of bright
The lighting was too bright.
a bright room with lots of windows
It was a bright, sunny day.
The room was decorated in bright colors.
Origin of bright
Middle English, from Old English beorht; akin to Old High German beraht bright, Sanskrit bhrājate it shines
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of bright
Definition of bright
: a bright color —usually used in plural <rich earth tones and crisp brights — Patricia Peterson>
First Known Use of bright
Definition of Bright
John 1811–1889 Eng. orator & statesman
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