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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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shiny

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

adjective
1. Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
2. Having a high, radiant sheen:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

shiny

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

adj (+er)glänzend; elbows, trousers alsoblank
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shiny

[ˈʃaɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → lucido/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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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
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