Synonyms of bright in English:

bright


See definition of bright

adjective

1‘she stood blinking in the bright sunlight’

SYNONYMS

shining, light, brilliant, vivid, blazing, dazzling, beaming, intense, glaring

sparkling, flashing, glittering, scintillating, gleaming, glowing, aglow, twinkling, flickering, glistening, shimmering

illuminated, lit, lighted, ablaze, luminous, luminescent, radiant, incandescent, phosphorescent, fluorescent

shiny, lustrous, glossy, sheeny, polished, varnished

literary irradiant, lucent, effulgent, refulgent, fulgent, lucid, glistering, coruscating, lambent, fulgurant, fulgurating, fulgurous

ANTONYMS

dark, dull

2‘it had been a cold but bright morning’

SYNONYMS

sunny, sunshiny, cloudless, unclouded, clear, fair, fine

3‘he loved bright colours’

SYNONYMS

vivid, brilliant, intense, striking, strong, eye-catching, glowing, bold, rich, flamboyant

gaudy, lurid, garish

4‘bright flowers’

SYNONYMS

colourful, bright-coloured, deep-coloured, vivid, brilliant, rich, vibrant

dated gay

5‘a bright guitar sound’

SYNONYMS

clear, vibrant, pellucid

high-pitched, high

6‘a bright young graduate’

SYNONYMS

clever, intelligent, sharp, quick-witted, quick, smart, canny, astute, intuitive, acute, alert, keen, perceptive, ingenious, inventive, resourceful, proficient, accomplished, gifted, brilliant

informal brainy, genius

North American informal whip-smart

ANTONYMS

stupid

7‘he felt bright and cheerful’

SYNONYMS

happy, genial, cheerful, cheery, jolly, joyful, glad, merry, sunny, light-hearted, blithe, beaming

vivacious, animated, lively, spirited, high-spirited, exuberant, ebullient, buoyant, effervescent, bubbly, bouncy, perky, chirpy, chipper, zippy, peppy, fresh, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, bright and breezy, full of beans

dated gay

8‘she had a bright future’

SYNONYMS

promising, rosy, full of promise, optimistic, hopeful, favourable, propitious, auspicious, providential, encouraging, lucky, fortunate, good, excellent, golden


adverb

1‘a full moon shining bright’

SYNONYMS

brightly, brilliantly, vividly, intensely