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shining

adjective

Simple Definition of shining

  • : producing or reflecting a bright, steady light

  • : excellent or perfect

Full Definition of shining

  1. 1 :  emitting or reflecting light

  2. 2 :  bright and often splendid in appearance :  resplendent

  3. 3 :  possessing a distinguished quality :  illustrious

  4. 4 :  full of sunshine

Examples of shining

  1. Her latest movie is a shining example of what a film can be.

  2. <the shining moon formed a nice backdrop for our outdoor concert>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of shining

before 12th century

Rhymes with shining




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