Synonyms of brilliant in English:
1 a brilliant student
educated, scholarly, learned, erudite, cerebral;
North American informal whip-smart
[Antonyms] stupid, untalented
2British informal we had a brilliant time
excellent, marvellous, superb, very good, first-rate, first-class, wonderful, outstanding, exceptional, magnificent, splendid, superlative, matchless, peerless
informal great, terrific, tremendous, smashing, fantastic, sensational, stellar, fabulous, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, ace, fab, A1, cool, awesome, amazeballs, magic, wicked, tip-top, top-notch, out of sight, out of this world, way-out, capital
Australian/New Zealand informal bonzer
3 a shaft of brilliant light
vivid, intense, ablaze, beaming, gleaming, glaring, luminous, lustrous, luminescent, radiant, incandescent, phosphorescent, scintillating, resplendent
[Antonyms] dark, gloomy
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