Distinguished by qualities which excite admiration; splendid; shining; as, brilliant talents.
Exceedingly intelligent, or of distinguished accomplishment in a field; -- as, a brilliant chemist.
shining brightly; vivid as in colors
having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
characterized by or attended with brilliance or grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
full of light; shining intensely; "a brilliant star"; "brilliant chandeliers"
Describes a wine that has a shining, clean appearance, with luminous reflections.