Meaning of “spotlight” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈspɒtlaɪt/

[ C ] a strong light that can be pointed in different directions

the spotlight

If someone is in the spotlight, they get public attention by being on television, in the newspapers, etc.:

She's rarely out of the media spotlight these days.
spotlight verb [ T ] (past tense and past participle spotlighted, spotlit)

(Definition of “spotlight” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)