- an outstanding part of an event or period of time；the best parts of a sporting or other event edited for broadcasting or recording
- draw special attention to；make visually prominent
noun: highlight, plural noun: highlights
verb: highlight, 3rd person present: highlights, gerund or present participle: highlighting, past tense: highlighted, past participle: highlighted
- 1. an outstanding part of an event or period of time:
he views that season as the highlight of his career
- 2. the best parts of a sporting or other event edited for broadcasting or recording:
Gary Lineker presents the highlights of today's semi-final
- 3. a bright or reflective area in a painting, picture, or design.
- 4. a bright tint in the hair, especially one created artificially by bleaching or dyeing.
- 1. draw special attention to:
the issues highlighted by the report
- 2. make visually prominent:
a vast backdrop with the colourful logo highlighted with lasers
- 3. mark with a highlighter:
a photocopy with sections highlighted in green
- 4. mark or select (a piece of text or other element) in an electronic interface:
you can highlight the word, right-click, and see a list of synonyms
click once to highlight the entire row
- 5. create highlights in (hair):
I've had my hair highlighted regularly for the last ten years
- n.an outstanding part of an event or period of time:
- he views that season as the highlight of his career
- v.pick out and emphasize:
- the issues highlighted by the report
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