bright

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbraɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/braɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brīt)


Inflections of 'bright' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
brighter
adj comparative
brightest
adj superlative
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bright

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a bright [light, star, sun, color, morning]
  2. the [light] is (too) bright
  3. is [too] bright outside
  4. has bright [eyes, teeth]
  5. a bright [spot, area, room]
  6. bright [red, yellow, green]
  7. has a bright [outlook, future ahead of her]
  8. the bright side of [life, things, the situation]
  9. [look on, think of] the bright side
  10. a bright view (on)
  11. a bright [grin, expression, smile]
  12. a bright [child, student, girl, boy]
  13. had a bright idea
  14. UK: he's a (bit of a) bright spark
  15. bright and [gifted, talented, determined]
  16. she's not the brightest bulb [in the box, on the tree]
  17. not the brightest of the bunch
  18. bright and [clear, warm, sunny] (out)
  19. bright and [airy, spacious, cosy]
  20. [it, the light] is (not quite) bright enough
  21. was (not quite) bright enough to [see, make out, discern]
n
  1. turn [on, off] your brights
  2. your brights are (still) on
  3. you left your brights on
  4. brights and [darks, pastels]
additional examples
  1. turn [on, off] your brights
  2. a bright [light, star, sun, color, morning]
  3. your brights are (still) on
  4. the [light] is (too) bright
  5. you left your brights on
  6. the [sun, stars, light] shone bright
  7. brights and [darks, pastels]
  8. his light [shines, burned] bright
  9. is [too] bright outside
  10. has bright [eyes, teeth]
  11. a bright [spot, area, room]
  12. bright [red, yellow, green]
  13. has a bright [outlook, future ahead of her]
  14. the bright side of [life, things, the situation]
  15. [look on, think of] the bright side
  16. a bright view (on)
  17. a bright [grin, expression, smile]
  18. a bright [child, student, girl, boy]
  19. had a bright idea
  20. UK: he's a (bit of a) bright spark
  21. bright and [gifted, talented, determined]
  22. she's not the brightest bulb [in the box, on the tree]
  23. not the brightest of the bunch
  24. bright and [clear, warm, sunny] (out)
  25. bright and [airy, spacious, cosy]
  26. [get up, arrived] bright and early
  27. [it, the light] is (not quite) bright enough
  28. was (not quite) bright enough to [see, make out, discern]
  29. bright-eyed and bushy tailed
adv
  1. the [sun, stars, light] shone bright
  2. his light [shines, burned] bright
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