How do you pronounce brilliant?

Why do British say brilliant?

Brilliant‘ is not a word exclusively in the British lexicon, but has a very British usage. Specifically, when something is exciting or wonderful, particularly when something is good news, ‘brilliant‘ can mean as such. For example, ‘You got the job? Oh, mate, that’s brilliant.

What’s the meaning of brilliant?

1 : very bright : glittering a brilliant light. 2a : striking, distinctive a brilliant example. b : distinguished by unusual mental keenness or alertness brilliant scientists. 3 British : very good : excellent.