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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 ?
It was torn about the pockets and the collar was shiny.
He was clothed all in steel, in the beautifulest armor of the time -- up to where his helmet ought to have been; but he hadn't any helmet, he wore a shiny stove-pipe hat, and was ridiculous a spectacle as one might want to see.
for he is the charmingest horse, and so beautiful and shiny and black, and hasn't another color on him anywhere, except a white star in his forehead, not just an imitation star, but a real one, with four points, shaped exactly like a star that's hand-made, and if you should cover him all up but his star you would know him anywhere, even in Jerusalem or Australia, by that.
One uv 'em is white en shiny, en t'other one is black.
Come, cheer up, old man; there's no use in losing your grip and going back to this child's play merely because this big sunspot is drifting across your shiny new disk.
Dobbins' lashings were very vigorous ones, too; for although he carried, under his wig, a perfectly bald and shiny head, he had only reached middle age, and there was no sign of feebleness in his muscle.
It's so slippery and shiny down here, and the stage is so much too big for me, that I rattle round in it till I'm 'most black and blue.
They left me, during this time, with a very nice man with a very large head of red hair and a very small shiny hat upon it, who had got a cross-barred shirt or waistcoat on, with
Silver hobbled, grunting, on his crutch; his nostrils stood out and quivered; he cursed like a madman when the flies settled on his hot and shiny countenance; he plucked furiously at the line that held me to him and from time to time turned his eyes upon me with a deadly look.
The door opened and a man entered, curiously dressed in an enormous frock-coat and a tall hat, at once shabby and shiny, that came down to his ears.
One night they sank through the shiny water--sank like stones--and for the first time since he had known them began to swim quickly.
JEREMY put on a macintosh, and a pair of shiny goloshes; he took his rod and basket, and set off with enormous hops to the place where he kept his boat.