Definition of brilliant Pronunciation
1. Shining brightly.
The brilliant lights along the promenade
2. Both bright and saturated.
Butterflies with brilliant blue wings
3. Having a sharp, clear tone
4. Of surpassing excellence.
The actor's performance in the play was simply brilliant.
5. Magnificent or wonderful.
6. Highly intelligent.
She is a brilliant scientist.
7. A finely cut gemstone, especially a diamond, cut in a particular form with numerous facets so as to maximize light return through the top (called "table") of the stone.
8. The size of type between excelsior and diamond, standardized as 4-point.
9. Most hummingbird species of the genus Heliodoxa.
10. A kind of cotton goods, figured on the weaving.
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English - English - brilliant Pronunciation
adj. outstanding, splendid, shining; clever, very intelligent
English - Spanish - brilliant Pronunciation
adj. brillante, fulgurante, luminoso, radiante, refulgente, resplandeciente, rutilante; genial, esclarecido, preclaro; soleado
English - French - brilliant Pronunciation
adj. intense, brillant (éclairage); éclatant, brillant; lumineux; splendide; habile, très doué, très intelligent; excellent; éminent
English - German - brilliant Pronunciation
adj. brillant, strahlend; genial
English - Italian - brilliant Pronunciation
agg. brillante, lucente, splendente, luminoso; fulgido, magnifico; (fig) di talento, geniale, illustre; vivo, vivace, acceso
English - Portuguese - brilliant Pronunciation
adj. brilhante, refulgente
English - Russian - brilliant Pronunciation
прил. блестящий, сверкающий, выдающийся, блистательный
English - Turkish - brilliant Pronunciation
i. pırlanta, üç puntoluk harf
s. parlak, keskin zekâlı, berrak, ışıl ışıl, zeki, parlak zekâlı, görkemli
German - English - brilliant Pronunciation
adj. outstanding, splendid, shining; clever, very intelligent
English - Dutch - brilliant Pronunciation
bn. briljant; schitterend
English - Greek - brilliant Pronunciation
ουσ. είδος αδαμάντος, διαμάντι, αδαμάντας
επίθ. λαμπρός, λαμπρότατος, στιλπνότατος
German - Turkish - brilliant Pronunciation
isil isil, piril piril, parlak, görkemli, hayranlik uyandirici, zeki, nefis, harika, pirlanta
English - Chinese - brilliant Pronunciation
(形) 灿烂的, 有才气的
English - Chinese - brilliant Pronunciation
(形) 燦爛的, 有才氣的
English - Japanese - brilliant Pronunciation
(形) 光り輝く; 色鮮やかな; 立派な; 優れた; 聡明な
English - Korean - brilliant Pronunciation
형. 빛나는, 찬란한; 훌륭한, 재기가 뛰어난

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Synonyms for brilliant
1. intelligent: profound, excellent, ingenious, glorious, splendid, eminent, penetrating
2. dazzling: bright, gleaming, sparkling, shiny, effulgent