bright as a button

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bright as a button (not comparable)

  1. (simile) Very bright (clever, smart, or crafty)
    • 1868, Sarah Stuart Robbins| - Ned's motto - page 42
      You needn't plague yourself about her no how, because she's bright as a button, and knows all about what you want and what you don't wan't, as well as a sensible being...
  2. (simile) Very cheery, energetic and upbeat.