Definition of shiney
1. shine [ v ] be bright by reflecting or casting light
Examples: "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
(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 "
(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"
(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"
(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"
(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"
(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"
8. shine [ v ] (of surfaces) make shine
Examples: "shine the silver, please" "polish my shoes"
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"
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"
11. Shine [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5473Synonyms Shine
12. shine [ n ] the quality of being bright and sending out rays of lightSynonyms radiance effulgence shine refulgence refulgency radiancy Related Terms brightness gleam polish shininess radiate emit_light
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