An example of bright is how the stars are shining in "O Holy Night."
An example of bright is the nature of a star.
An example of bright is the bank of lights in front of a famous person who is having their picture taken.
An example of bright is a person who quickly catches on to a difficult situation without the need for much explanation.
He's very bright. He was able to solve the problem without my help.
I woke up today feeling so bright that I decided to have a little dance.
Had a bright future in publishing.
One of the bright stars of stage and screen; a bright moment in history.
The bright sound of the trumpet section.
A bright smile.
Origin of bright
- Middle English from Old English beorht bherəg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English bryht, metathesis of beorht, from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz (compare Dutch brecht, Norwegian bjart), from pre-Celtic/Germanic *bʰerHgto (compare Welsh berth (“beautiful”)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰereg- (“to gleam, whiten”) (compare Middle Irish brafad (“blink of an eye”), Lithuanian brekšta (“to dawn”), Russian брезг (brezg, “dawn, daybreak”), Albanian bardhë (“white”), Persian برازیدن (barâzîdan), Sanskrit भ्राजते (bhrájate)).