Definition of bright lights in English:

bright lights


  • The glamour and excitement of city life.

    ‘they hankered for the bright lights of the capital’
    • ‘Lured by the bright lights of the big city, rural children are ditching a farming lifestyle.’
    • ‘In real life, every now and then, a jock will slip through the cracks and make it to the decadent bright lights.’
    • ‘The attraction of the bright lights of the cities can detract from the demands of study.’
    • ‘You know, when I was a kid in Fort Worth I just wanted the bright lights and glamour.’
    • ‘I had heard all the stories about bright lights, big city, and lots of parties.’
    • ‘Her friends urged her to move to the bright lights of Hollywood or the hip, arty precincts of Santa Monica.’
    • ‘He grew up in Calgary before heading off to the bright lights of New York back in 1994.’
    • ‘Lest a day looking at old buildings and ruins is too dry, head in the evening for the bright lights of Pera.’
    • ‘The filthy back streets of Victorian London are a far cry from the bright lights of Tinsel Town.’
    • ‘But his father whisked him away from the bright lights, sending him to military school at La Fleche.’