1. [ adjective ] reflecting light
Synonyms: glistening sheeny lustrous shining glossy

"glistening bodies of swimmers" "the horse's glossy coat" "lustrous auburn hair" "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet" "shining white enamel"

Related terms: bright
2. [ adjective ] made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
Synonyms: bright shining lustrous burnished

"bright silver candlesticks" "a burnished brass knocker" "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves" "rows of shining glasses" "shiny black patents"

Related terms: polished
3. [ adjective ] having a shiny surface or coating
Synonyms: glazed

"glazed fabrics" "glazed doughnuts"

Related terms: unglazed glossy icy glassy
4. [ adjective ] abounding with sunlight
Synonyms: sunny sunshiny shining bright

"a bright sunny day" "one shining morning"- John Muir "when it is warm and shiny"

Related terms: clear
Similar spelling:   shinny