HyperDic: shiny

English > 3 senses of the word shiny:
ADJECTIVEallshiny, glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiningreflecting light
allshiny, glazedhaving a shiny surface or coating / coating
allshiny, bright, burnished, lustrous, shiningmade smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing
shiny > pronunciation
Soundsshay'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > shiny: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningReflecting light.
Example "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"
Synonymsglistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shining
Broaderbrightemitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
Spanishbrillante, lustroso, refulgente, reluciente
Catalanbrillant, lluent
Nounsshininessthe visual property of something that shines with reflected light
English > shiny: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a shiny surface or coating / coating.
Synonymglazed
Narrowerglass-likeresembling glass
glassy, vitreous, vitrified(of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing / fusing a vitreous solution to it
glossy, calendered(of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers
icyshiny / shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice
Oppositeunglazednot having a shiny coating / coating
Spanishbrillante, glaseado
Nounsshinethe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
shininessthe visual property of something that shines with reflected light
English > shiny: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmade smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow.
Example "shiny black patents"
Synonymsbright, burnished, lustrous, shining
Broaderpolishedperfected or made shiny and smooth
Spanishbrillante, bruñido, luminoso, lustroso, reluciente
Catalanbrillant, lluent, llustrós
Nounsshinethe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
shininessthe visual property of something that shines with reflected light

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