Definition of 'brilliant'
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Example sentences containing 'brilliant'
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The quietest member of your family has a truly brilliant idea. The Sun (2016)But it shows in the brilliant and stylish changes you make at home. The Sun (2016)He seems unaware the leadership challenge could be anything but brilliant for his career. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was the blindingly brilliant light in a performance of many shadows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would make a brilliant scene in a courtroom drama. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This brilliant holiday is two top trips in one and without any of the hassle of flying. The Sun (2016)All the actors were brilliant and each one fitted their part. Times, Sunday Times (2017)England were good but not brilliant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is respected around the world for his brilliant mind, incisive advocacy and direct approach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's been doing a brilliant job of that all by himself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What a brilliant idea for a series this is. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They stay soft green through summer then take on brilliant leaf colour in the autumn. The Sun (2015)You go from very good to brilliant. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The speech was spectacularly offensive and a brilliant success. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His choreography was brilliant enough to light up the show. The Other Side of MeThis brilliant adaptation makes mosquitoes the most deadly animals in the world for humankind. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are no two doing particularly brilliant. The Sun (2009)He did such a brilliant job on me that you can hardly see the scars anymore. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)They are brilliant at taking something old and discarded and giving it new life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These are followed by brilliant sections on identities and war. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)When you get these brilliant minds working together the result is going to be good. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Luck links you to a quiet friend who has brilliant ideas. The Sun (2008)It has a brilliant verdant colour and keeps for a day or two in the fridge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the meantime, for more great getaways read our brilliant pullout. The Sun (2009)It's a bleak and brilliant performance at the heart of a beautifully made film. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not brilliant, but good fun. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'brilliant'
British English: brilliant /ˈbrɪljənt/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe people or ideas as brilliant, you mean that they are extremely clever.
He was a brilliant musician.
- American English: brilliant
- Arabic: رائِع
- Brazilian Portuguese: brilhante
- Chinese: 卓越的
- Croatian: sjajan
- Czech: geniální
- Danish: glimrende
- Dutch: briljant
- European Spanish: brillante
- Finnish: loistava
- French: génial
- German: glänzend
- Greek: υπέροχος
- Italian: brillante intelligente
- Japanese: 光り輝く
- Korean: 빛나는
- Norwegian: strålende
- Polish: genialny
- European Portuguese: brilhante
- Romanian: sclipitor
- Russian: блестящий
- Spanish: brillante
- Swedish: strålande
- Thai: พรายแสง ฉลาดเยี่ยม
- Turkish: pırıl pırıl
- Ukrainian: визначний
- Vietnamese: rất thông minh
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