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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 ?
I am leisure, I am travel, wine, a shiny hat, and an unshiny coat.
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.
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.
The left side of the forest was dark in the shade, the right side glittered in the sunlight, wet and shiny and scarcely swayed by the breeze.
His real name was Mastro Antonio, but everyone called him Mastro Cherry, for the tip of his nose was so round and red and shiny that it looked like a ripe cherry.
He rubbed one upon another and discovered that the green came off, leaving a shiny surface for two-thirds of their length and a dull gray over the cone-shaped end.
The porter reappeared ushering in a smart-looking young man, who carried a shiny coachman's hat in his hand.
A fringe of close curling black hair grew round the base of his skull, but his crown was bare and shiny as an egg.
With streaming coat tails and shiny silk hat Professor Archimedes Q.
He was short and fat, and waddled comically; his eyes were very "slanting," as Rose said; his queue was long, so were his nails; his yellow face was plump and shiny, and he was altogether a highly satisfactory Chinaman.
Now, shiny Villiam,' said the hostler to the deputy hostler,
One uv 'em is white en shiny, en t'other one is black.