bright spot

Definition of bright spot

informal
:a good thing that occurs during a bad or difficult time
  • Car sales were one of the few bright spots for the economy last year.

Word by Word Definitions

bright play
  1. : radiating or reflecting light : shining, sparkling

  2. : sunny

  3. : illustrious, glorious

  1. : a color of high saturation : a bright (see 1bright 4) color

spot play
  1. : a taint on character or reputation : fault

  2. : a small area visibly different (as in color, finish, or material) from the surrounding area

  3. : an area marred or marked (as by dirt)

  1. : to stain the character or reputation of : disgrace

  2. : to mark in or with a spot : stain

  3. : to locate or identify by a spot

  1. : being, originating, or done on the spot or in or for a particular spot

  2. : available for immediate delivery after sale

  3. : paid out upon delivery


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