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Definition of 'shiny'


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: glistening glossy lustrous sheeny shining
  2. having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts"
       Synonyms: glazed
       Antonyms: unglazed
  3. 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"
       Synonyms: bright burnished lustrous shining
  4. abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining morning"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"
       Synonyms: bright shining sunshiny sunny

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