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adjective \ˈshī-nē\

Definition of shiny

shinier

shiniest

  1. 1 :  having a smooth glossy surface <shiny new shoes>

  2. 2a :  bright with the rays of the sun :  sunshinyb :  filled with light

  3. 3 :  rubbed or worn smooth

  4. 4 :  lustrous with natural secretions <a shiny nose>

shininess

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SHINY Defined for English Language Learners

shiny

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adjective \ˈshī-nē\

Definition of shiny for English Language Learners

  • : having a smooth, shining, bright appearance


SHINY Defined for Kids

shiny

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adjective \ˈshī-nē\

Definition of shiny for Students

shinier

shiniest

  1. :  having a smooth bright appearance <a shiny new car>



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