Associations to the word «Spotlight»


SPOTLIGHT, noun. A bright, directional light or lamp, especially one used to illuminate the focus or center of attention on a stage
SPOTLIGHT, noun. The circle of light shed by a spotlight
SPOTLIGHT, noun. The center of attention; the highlight or most important part
SPOTLIGHT, verb. To illuminate with a spotlight.
SPOTLIGHT, verb. To draw attention to.

Dictionary definition

SPOTLIGHT, noun. A focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency".
SPOTLIGHT, noun. A lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer.
SPOTLIGHT, verb. Move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics".
SPOTLIGHT, verb. Illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater.

Wise words

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