brightest Definition

  • 1emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
  • 2having exceptional intelligence or talent

Using brightest: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "brightest" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The brightest star in the sky is Sirius.

  • Example

    She is the brightest student in her class.

  • Example

    He has the brightest future among all of us.

  • Example

    The brightest minds in the industry gathered to discuss the latest trends.

brightest Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with brightest

  • the most talented and successful people in a particular group or field


    The company only hires the brightest and the best candidates.

  • the most intelligent or talented person among a group of people


    Among all the applicants, she was the brightest of the bunch.

  • bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

    full of energy and enthusiasm


    Despite the early morning meeting, he arrived bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.


Summary: brightest in Brief

The term 'brightest' [ˈbraɪtəst] can refer to emitting or reflecting light, as in 'The brightest star in the sky is Sirius,' or having exceptional intelligence or talent, as in 'She is the brightest student in her class.' It extends into phrases like 'the brightest and the best,' referring to the most talented and successful people, and 'bright-eyed and bushy-tailed,' denoting energy and enthusiasm.