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Definitions and Synonyms of sheeny | Another word for sheeny | What is sheeny?

Definition 1: (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for sheeny in the sense of this definition

(sheeny is a kind of ...) a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

(sheeny is used in the usage domain ...) a communication that belittles somebody or something

(sheeny is used in the usage domain ...) a slur on someone's race or language

(sheeny is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 2: reflecting light - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sheeny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for sheeny in the sense of this definition

(sheeny is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

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