Entry from British & World English dictionary
nounBritish informal, often ironic
A clever or witty person: some bright spark in the agency came up with the idea of rippling silk with a cut in it
More example sentences
- What a pity the bright sparks who made Kind Hearts and Coronets are all dead!
- There are many bright sparks out there, and l trust they are not put off by your ramblings.
- Also this week, some bright sparks in the auto industry suggested it would be useful to network our cars.
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