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A light slap on the side of a persons face.
The slap is usually performed using an open hand, but then becoming a Clenched fist upon impact.
The term 'I will give you a Brighty', is usually a 'warning enough' in itself, to correct any problem before it esculates - thus resulting in an actual 'Brighty' taking place.
Legend has it that the term Brighty was first conceived at sea aboard a Cruise ship and is said to involve a broken Russian Doll, further details on what occurred are hard to come by. But the saying has started to take off in the South East of England.
If you don't stop having a go at me, then I will have no option but to give you a Brighty !!
by J P Bright May 21, 2014
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