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brilliant
American English: /ˈbrɪljənt/
British English: /ˈbrɪlj(ə)nt/

Translation of brilliant in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1
    (light)
    brillante
    (sunshine)
    radiante
    (red/green)
    brillante
    luminoso
    Example sentences
    • Overhead 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.
  • 2
    (writer/politician/performance/novel)
    brillante
    whose brilliant idea was it to … ? [ironic]
    ¿quién tuvo la brillante idea de … ? [ironic]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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!
  • 3 (British) [colloquial]
    genial [colloquial]
    fenomenal [colloquial]
    ¡brilliant!
    ¡genial! [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 4 (magnificent, splendid) [literary]
    lleno de brillo y esplendor
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