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Definition of shiney

"shiney" is probably misspelled. Trying shine instead Definition of shine

1. shine [ v ] be bright by reflecting or casting light
Examples: "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"

Used in print:

(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)

Each brass handle and hinge shone for his reward , and he knew how to get_at the dust in the china flowers and how to take_down the long glass drops which hung from the chandelier .

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

Well , what did that matter when the sun was shining and there were dreams to dream about ?

Synonyms shine reflect Related Terms emit sparkle opalesce resplend glare luminesce shiner

2. shine [ v ] emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
Examples: "The sun shone bright that day" "The fire beamed on their faces "

Used in print:

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

Presumably the same sun was shining upon little Drew also , and those who had kidnapped him .

Synonyms shine beam Related Terms burn blaze flare outshine beacon glare opalesce beat_down twinkle glare flicker shimmer beam radiance

3. shine [ v ] be shiny, as if wet
Examples: "His eyes were glistening"

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

Directed by Grigory_Kozintsev in a tempo that is studiously slow , he develops a sense of a high tradition shining brightly and passing gravely through an impious world .

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

The great spire shone as if the lightning had polished it .

Synonyms shine glitter glint gleam glisten Related Terms look spangle shimmer glint

4. shine [ v ] be distinguished or eminent
Examples: "His talent shines"

Used in print:

(87th Congress, 1st Session. House Document No. 247....)

Through the_most rancorous battles of political controversy and the_most bitterly fought national and presidential campaigns his character shines as an example of dignity and honesty , forthrightness and nobility .

Synonyms shine Related Terms be

5. shine [ v ] esp. of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink
Examples: "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

Used in print:

(George Harmon Coxe, Error of Judgement....)

The girl 's eyes were softly shining as she reached_out and touched Casey 's hand .

Synonyms glow shine radiate beam Related Terms look gleam

6. shine [ v ] be clear and obvious
Examples: "A shining example"

Used in print:

(Charles Glicksberg, "Sex in Contemporary Literature"...)

When they express themselves it is incandescent hatred that shines forth , the rage of repudiation , the ecstasy of negation .

Synonyms shine Related Terms be

7. shine [ v ] throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.)
Examples: "Shine the light on that window, please"

Synonyms shine Related Terms radiance

8. shine [ v ] (of surfaces) make shine
Examples: "shine the silver, please" "polish my shoes"

Synonyms polish smooth shine smoothen Related Terms beautify buff Simonize slick gloss polish shining buffer rub

9. shine [ v ] touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
Examples: "Light fell on her face" "The sun shone on the fields" "The light struck the golden necklace" "A strange sound struck my ears"

Synonyms fall strike shine Related Terms be anticipate happen

10. shine [ v ] experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
Examples: "She was beaming with joy" "Her face radiated with happiness"

Synonyms beam radiate shine glow Related Terms feel radiance

11. Shine [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5473

Synonyms Shine

12. shine [ n ] the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

Synonyms radiance effulgence shine refulgence refulgency radiancy Related Terms brightness gleam polish shininess radiate emit_light

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