Simple Definition of shining
: producing or reflecting a bright, steady light
: excellent or perfect
Examples of shining
Her latest movie is a shining example of what a film can be.
<the shining moon formed a nice backdrop for our outdoor concert>
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of shining
before 12th century
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