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shin·ny 1

also shin·ney  (shĭn′ē)
n. pl. shin·nies also shin·neys
1. Ice, street, or field hockey played informally with a ball, can, or similar object.
2. The stick used when playing this game.

[Probably from the phrase shin ye, a cry used in the game.]

shin·ny 2

 (shĭn′ē)
intr.v. shin·nied, shin·ny·ing, shin·nies
To climb by shinning.

[Alteration of shin.]

shin•ny1

(ˈʃɪn i)

n., pl. -nies, n.
1. a simple variety of hockey, played with a ball or the like, and clubs curved at one end.
2. the club used.
v.i.
3. to play shinny.
4. to drive the ball at shinny.
[1665–75; variant of shin ye, cry used in the game]

shin•ny2

(ˈʃɪn i)

v.i. -nied, -ny•ing.
to shin (usu. fol. by up): to shinny up a tree.
[1850–55, Amer.]

shinny


Past participle: shinnied
Gerund: shinnying

Imperative
shinny
shinny
Present
I shinny
you shinny
he/she/it shinnies
we shinny
you shinny
they shinny
Preterite
I shinnied
you shinnied
he/she/it shinnied
we shinnied
you shinnied
they shinnied
Present Continuous
I am shinnying
you are shinnying
he/she/it is shinnying
we are shinnying
you are shinnying
they are shinnying
Present Perfect
I have shinnied
you have shinnied
he/she/it has shinnied
we have shinnied
you have shinnied
they have shinnied
Past Continuous
I was shinnying
you were shinnying
he/she/it was shinnying
we were shinnying
you were shinnying
they were shinnying
Past Perfect
I had shinnied
you had shinnied
he/she/it had shinnied
we had shinnied
you had shinnied
they had shinnied
Future
I will shinny
you will shinny
he/she/it will shinny
we will shinny
you will shinny
they will shinny
Future Perfect
I will have shinnied
you will have shinnied
he/she/it will have shinnied
we will have shinnied
you will have shinnied
they will have shinnied
Future Continuous
I will be shinnying
you will be shinnying
he/she/it will be shinnying
we will be shinnying
you will be shinnying
they will be shinnying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shinnying
you have been shinnying
he/she/it has been shinnying
we have been shinnying
you have been shinnying
they have been shinnying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shinnying
you will have been shinnying
he/she/it will have been shinnying
we will have been shinnying
you will have been shinnying
they will have been shinnying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shinnying
you had been shinnying
he/she/it had been shinnying
we had been shinnying
you had been shinnying
they had been shinnying
Conditional
I would shinny
you would shinny
he/she/it would shinny
we would shinny
you would shinny
they would shinny
Past Conditional
I would have shinnied
you would have shinnied
he/she/it would have shinnied
we would have shinnied
you would have shinnied
they would have shinnied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shinny - a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
field hockey, hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
Verb1.shinny - climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
climb - move with difficulty, by grasping
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