shining

adjective

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 in a sentence

  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



SHINING Defined for English Language Learners

shining

adjective

Definition of shining for English Language Learners

  • : producing or reflecting a bright, steady light

  • : excellent or perfect



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