Definition of radiant
- a radiant smile
She had a radiant inner glow.
She looked radiant at her wedding.
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beaming, bedazzling, bright, brilliant, candescent, clear, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, lucid, luminous, lustrous, refulgent, sheeny, shining, shiny, splendid;
agleam, aglitter, blinding, coruscant, flaring, flashing, flickering, glancing, glaring, gleaming, glimmering, glinting, glistening, glistering, glittering, scintillant, scintillating, shimmering, shimmery, sparkling, sunny, twinkling, winking;
: having or showing an attractive quality of happiness, love, health, etc.
: bright and shining
: sent out from something in rays or waves that you cannot see
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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