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Definition of 'highlight'


  1. the most interesting or memorable part; "the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican"
       Synonyms: high spot
  2. an area of lightness in a picture
       Synonyms: highlighting


  1. move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"; "highlight the passage so that you can find it again when you open the book"
       Synonyms: foreground spotlight play up
       Antonyms: background play down downplay background play down downplay
  2. apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent; "highlight the area above your eyebrows"

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