Compartir esta entrada

brilliant Saltos de línea: bril|liant
Pronunciación: /ˈbrɪlj(ə)nt/

Definición de brilliant en inglés:


1(Of light or colour) very bright: brilliant sunshine illuminated the scene
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Overheard the sun shone brightly, illuminating the garden with a brilliant ray of light.
  • He slowly opened his eyes and bright rays of brilliant light flashed into his eyes.
  • Something happened then, it was as if a brilliant ray of light shone down upon him.
2Exceptionally clever or talented: he was quite brilliant and was promoted almost at once the germ of a brilliant idea hit her
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The young Lord Burlington was brilliant and precocious.
  • He was a wealthy young man, a brilliant battle commander, intelligent and witty.
  • We'll also be able to take advantage of some of Gotham's most brilliant magazine talent.
intelligent, bright, clever, smart, astute, acute, brainy, intellectual, profound;
skilful, able, expert, adept, elite, superior, crack, choice, first-class, first-rate, excellent;
educated, scholarly, learned, erudite, cerebral;
informalbrainy, genius
North American informalwhip-smart
2.1Outstanding; impressive: his brilliant career at Harvard
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Franklin's career was brilliant from the very beginning.
  • His brief but brilliant career is resurfacing too.
  • We'll definitely keep an eye on your brilliant career!
superb, magnificent, splendid, impressive, remarkable, exceptional, glorious, illustrious
3British informal Excellent; marvellous: we had a brilliant time [as exclamation]: ‘Brilliant!’ he declared excitedly
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You're just so brilliant and you're one of the coolest people ever.
  • He has a wonderful wife, a fantastic job and two brilliant children.
  • You are brilliant, a wonderful photographer, beautiful, and funny.
excellent, marvellous, superb, very good, first-rate, first-class, wonderful, outstanding, exceptional, magnificent, splendid, superlative, matchless, peerless
British informalbrill, bosting
Australian/New Zealand informalbonzer
British informal, , datedspiffing, topping, top-hole, wizard


Volver al principio  
A diamond of brilliant cut: an elegant necklace with four rows of brilliants
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Our artist expands it into a bracelet and fastens it with a forget-me-not in turquoises and brilliants.
  • The headdress was an heirloom that mingled pearls with a few choice brilliants.
  • The following are all modified brilliants: marquise, heart, oval and pear shape.


Late 17th century: from French brillant 'shining', present participle of briller, from Italian brillare, probably from Latin beryllus (see beryl).

  • This is from French brillant ‘shining’ which is probably from Latin beryllus ‘beryl’. The abbreviation brill meaning ‘great, wonderful’ came into use in the 1980s.

Palabras que riman con brilliant

poignant • hasn't

Definición de brilliant en:

Compartir esta entrada


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium