Shiny - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈʃaɪnɪ|  American pronunciation of the word shiny
Brit.  |ˈʃaɪnɪ|  British pronunciation of the word shiny


- reflecting light (syn: glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shining)
saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet
- made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow (syn: bright, burnished, lustrous, shining)
shiny black patents

Extra examples

...we could see our reflections in the shiny surface of the marble walls...

He looked round with shiny gladness.

Wax polish gives a lovely shine to wood furniture.

A shiny red fire truck

The table had a shiny finish.

The bowl has a shiny surface.

A shiny metal plate was screwed to the door.

There was a pile of gifts all done up in shiny paper.

In his designer suit and shiny shoes he looked quite the man about town.

An occasional wipe with a soft cloth will keep the surface shiny.

...I chose a paint with a matte finish so the walls wouldn't be too shiny....

Word forms

comparative: shinier
superlative: shiniest
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