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Definition 1: having a shiny surface or coating - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • glazed fabrics
  • glazed doughnuts

Synonyms for shiny in the sense of this definition

(shiny is similar to ...) (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it

"glazed pottery" "glassy porcelain" "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"

(shiny is similar to ...) resembling glass

(shiny is similar to ...) (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and shiny especially by pressing between rollers

"calendered paper" "glossy paper"

(shiny is similar to ...) shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

"roads and trees glazed with an icy film"

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

Samples where shiny 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 shiny in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 3: made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for shiny in the sense of this definition

(shiny is similar to ...) perfected or made shiny and smooth

"his polished prose" "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes" "freshly polished silver"

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