Adjective with shared origins and formal definitions with "bright" but with geographically varied differences in colloquial
A. United States
, particularly in innovative or unique ways. Often used sarcastically for shining examples of outstanding
and innovative stupidity
: Of very high quality in any way, in a manner or circumstance where that quality stands out.
C. Canada, Australia
, and New Zealand
: Predominantly used in the sarcastic
mode of the US sense.