Synonyms for brilliant

Synonyms for (adjective) brilliant

Synonyms: brilliant

Definition: full of light; shining intensely

Usage: a brilliant star; brilliant chandeliers

Similar words: bright

Definition: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

Usage: the sun was bright and hot; a bright sunlit room


Synonyms: bright, brilliant, vivid

Definition: having striking color

Usage: bright dress; brilliant tapestries; a bird with vivid plumage

Similar words: colorful, colourful

Definition: having striking color

Usage: colorful autumn leaves


Synonyms: magnificent, glorious, brilliant, splendid

Definition: characterized by grandeur

Usage: the brilliant court life at Versailles; a glorious work of art; magnificent cathedrals; the splendid coronation ceremony

Similar words: impressive

Definition: making a strong or vivid impression

Usage: an impressive ceremony


Synonyms: smart as a whip, brainy, brilliant

Definition: having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence

Usage: some men dislike brainy women; a brilliant mind; a brilliant solution to the problem

Similar words: intelligent

Definition: having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree

Usage: is there intelligent life in the universe?; an intelligent question


Synonyms: bright, brilliant

Definition: clear and sharp and ringing

Usage: the bright sound of the trumpet section; the brilliant sound of the trumpets

Similar words: reverberant

Definition: having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected

Usage: a reverberant room; the reverberant booms of cannon


Synonyms: brilliant, superb

Definition: of surpassing excellence

Usage: a brilliant performance; a superb actor

Similar words: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students