shiny

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shin·y

 (shī′nē)
adj. shin·i·er, shin·i·est
1. Radiating light; bright.
2. Bright from reflected light; glistening.
3. Having a sheen from being rubbed or worn smooth.

shin′i·ness n.

shiny

(ˈʃaɪnɪ)
adj, shinier or shiniest
1. glossy or polished; bright
2. (of clothes or material) worn to a smooth and glossy state, as by continual rubbing
ˈshininess n

shin•y

(ˈʃaɪ ni)

adj. shin•i•er, shin•i•est.
1. bright or glossy in appearance.
2. filled with light.
3. rubbed or worn to a glossy smoothness, as clothes.
[1580–90]
shin′i•ly, adv.
shin′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shiny - reflecting lightshiny - reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
2.shiny - having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts"
3.shiny - made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbingshiny - made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"
polished - perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"

shiny

adjective bright, gleaming, glossy, glistening, polished, burnished, lustrous, satiny, sheeny, agleam, nitid (poetic) a shiny new sports car

shiny

adjective
1. Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
2. Having a high, radiant sheen:
Translations
lesklývyleštěný
blankskinnende
kiiltävä
sjajan
glansandi
光った
빛나는
lesketajoč sesijoč
glansig
ส่องแสง
parlakparlayan
sáng bóng

shiny

[ˈʃaɪnɪ] ADJ (shinier (compar) (shiniest (superl))) → brillante

shiny

[ˈʃaɪni] adj [hair, face, shoes, car, coin, fabric, surface] → brillant(e)
a shiny new sports car
BUT une voiture de sport flambant neuve.

shiny

adj (+er)glänzend; elbows, trousers alsoblank

shiny

[ˈʃaɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → lucido/a

shine

(ʃain) past tense, past participle shone (ʃon, (American) ʃoun) verb
1. to (cause to) give out light; to direct such light towards someone or something. The light shone from the window; The policeman shone his torch; He shone a torch on the body.
2. to be bright. She polished the silver till it shone.
3. (past tense, past participle shined) to polish. He tries to make a living by shining shoes.
4. (often with at) to be very good (at something). He shines at games; You really shone in yesterday's match.
noun
1. brightness; the state of being well polished. He likes a good shine on his shoes; a ray of sunshine.
2. an act of polishing. I'll just give my shoes a shine.
ˈshining adjective
very bright and clear; producing or reflecting light; polished. a shining star; The windows were clean and shining.
ˈshiny adjective
glossy; reflecting light; polished. a shiny cover on a book; a shiny nose; shiny shoes.
ˈshininess noun

shiny

لامِع lesklý skinnende glänzend στιλπνός reluciente kiiltävä brillant sjajan scintillante 光った 빛나는 glanzend skinnende błyszczący brilhante блестящий glansig ส่องแสง parlak sáng bóng 闪亮的
References in classic literature ?
He had the whitest shirt on you ever see, too, and the shiniest hat; and there ain't a man in that town that's got as fine clothes as what he had; and he had a gold watch and chain, and a silver-headed cane -- the awful- est old gray-headed nabob in the State.
By deep conditioning your hair you provide your hair with the moisture it needs to attain a perfect curl pattern, remain knot and frizz free, and be the softest and shiniest it has ever been.
It was the third annual Daddy Daughter Dance at the Marion Pavilion and the place was packed with sharp-dressed men and lovely young ladies, from toddlers to teenagers, decked out in their prettiest dresses, shiniest shoes and fanciest hairdos.
Sometimes, holiday dressing isn't about making a statement in the shiniest and most colorful outfit.
He's only going to be interested in the wrapping paper, so buy the shiniest one.
Contrasted with perfectly polished, dewy skin, a burgundy lip pencil was applied over the entire lips, followed by a smear of matte liquid lip colour and a generous dose of clear lip gloss, to give the shiniest finish possible.
Apply a burgundy lip pencil over the entire lips, followed by a smear of matte liquid lip colour and a generous dose of clear lip gloss, to give the shiniest finish possible.
There was always a competition to see who could collect the most, the biggest and the shiniest conker as the autumn leaves turned orange.
The chicken smiled, "the sunniest, shiniest, sweetest smile Anyaugo had ever seen
Right on cue, Soigne has just released its long-awaited Le Miroir, just about the shiniest polish we've ever seen.
Right on cue, Soigne has just released its it's long-awaited Le Miroir, just about the shiniest polish we've ever seen.
From the endless options out there, it is easy to pick out the shiniest from the rack but there are always chances of it not complimenting dutifully and does not turn out to be as alluring as it should be.