bril|liant [ `brıljənt ] adjective ***
1. ) very intelligent
a ) very skillful, impressive, or successful:
It was a brilliant save by the goalie.
a brilliant legal career
2. ) extremely bright:
The brilliant late afternoon light sparkles on the lake.
He'd polished the table to a brilliant shine.
3. ) BRITISH INFORMAL extremely good or enjoyable:
The kids had a brilliant time.
a ) SPOKEN used for showing that you are very pleased about something:
Oh brilliant, I've found my key!
╾ bril|liant|ly adverb:
It worked brilliantly.
brilliantly colored birds

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.