adj (-er, -est)
- 1 1.1 [star] brillante; [light] brillante, fuerte; [room] con mucha luz draw the curtains, it's too bright corre las cortinas, hay demasiada luz or claridad it was a bright, sunny day era un día de sol radiante tomorrow will be bright (esp BrE) mañana hará sol one of our brightest young stars una de nuestras más brillantes actrices jóvenesMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 [color] fuerte, vivo, brillante a bright red/blue shirt una camisa de un rojo/azul fuerte or vivo or brillante
- The cannon twitched, and an intense bright light shone from within the barrel.
- His dark eyes were reflecting the bright flashing lights of the carnival, and he looked like the most adorable puppy.
- Her dark eyes were bright with reflected light, and her cheeks were rosy.
More example sentences1.3 [sound/tone] claro
- For the first time, she looked innocent, her bright eyes full of light.
- It was bright, full of pretty things, and I was her new prize.
- This house is bright, comfortable and full of character.
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- They are like cartoons, with their bold lines, bright colours and flat shapes.
- Her hair was weird, though - bright purple and green with blonde streaks.
- Their psychedelic element is heightened by bright, bright colour, like turquoise greens and those hot pinks.
- The sound is indeed bright and clear most of the time.
- Stephen woke up to sounds of bright laughter in the kitchen.
- The running order of the songs was what I was used to and the bright sound of everything.
- 2 2.1 (cheerful) [eyes] lleno de vida, vivaracho the children's bright, smiling faces las caras radiantes de felicidad de los niños to get up bright and early [colloquial/familiar] levantarse tempranito [familiar/colloquial], madrugar* 2.2 (hopeful) the prospects are not very bright las perspectivas no son muy prometedoras or halagüeñas things are looking brighter now las cosas tienen mejor cara or (AmL tb) pintan mejor ahora he has a bright future ahead of him tiene un brillante porvenir por delante to look on the bright side of sth mirar or ver* el lado bueno de algo
- 3 (intelligent) [person] inteligente [idea] [colloquial/familiar], brillante, genial she's a very bright child es una niña muy inteligente or lista whose bright idea was it to come here? [iro] ¿quién tuvo la brillante idea de venir aquí? [irónico/ironical]More example sentences
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- Intellectually quick-witted and bright, with an abrasive edge, Reid did well in school.
- He's very bright and intelligent and he's, honestly, probably the most wonderful person to look up to.
- The problem he had, he was extremely intelligent, very bright, but he had a face that was just past puberty.
- As Thomas walked, passersby greeted him with a bright smile and a cheerful, ‘Merry Christmas!’
- But she had a bright smile, cheerful face, and an eye for color, so she was excellent at helping out her customers.
- A tall brunette stood behind the front counter in the lobby, giving us a bright, cheerful smile.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.