Definition of sheen
sheenyplay \ˈshē-nē\ adjective
Examples of sheen in a Sentence
Her hair has a sheen to it.
polished the metal until it had an even sheen
Recent Examples of sheen from the Web
Afterward, my complexion looks and feels decidedly healthier with a glow-y sheen from the leftover extract.
Its leaves even take on a metallic sheen to my eye.
Such meaning is there for the discovering, though Nézet-Séguin uncovered much by doing away with the suave sheen the symphony acquired over the 20th century — thanks to orchestras like Philadelphia’s.
But Blankenship has repeatedly given his attacks on McConnell a racial sheen, noting that the Senate majority leader's wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, was born in Taiwan.
That same sunscreen sheen can be seen on the waters of Maui’s popular offshore snorkeling spot, Molokini Crater, and in other heavily trafficked Hawaiian waters.
Along with an oily sheen, the crust also mysteriously lacks salt.
But a baked-to-oblivion undereye isn't everyone's goal; some just want a radiant, healthy sheen.
The leak was plugged by 1:21 p.m. that day, the Coast Guard said, and no injuries were reported, though a sheen could be spotted on the water as thousands of revelers headed to the riverfront for the first day of French Quarter Fest.
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SHEEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sheen for English Language Learners
: a soft, smooth, shiny quality
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