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UK [ˈʃaɪnɪ] / US adjective
Word forms "shiny":
adjective shiny comparative shinier superlative shiniest
something that is shiny has a bright surface that reflects light

a shiny red apple

shiny black hair

Derived word:
noun uncountable

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • shiny — [shī′nē] adj. shinier, shiniest 1. full of, or reflecting, light; bright; shining 2. highly polished; glossy 3. worn or rubbed smooth, and having a glossy finish …   English World dictionary

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  • Shiny — David Perry, Firmengründer, mit Earthworm Jim Figur Shiny Entertainment ist ein US amerikanischer Spieleentwickler, der 1993 von David Perry in Newport Beach, Kalifornien, gegründet wurde. Praktisch alle Titel, die Shiny entwickelte, wurden von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shiny — shin|y [ˈʃaıni] adj smooth and bright ▪ shiny black shoes ▪ a shiny polished table ▪ Her hair was thick and shiny. >shininess n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shiny — shin|y [ ʃaıni ] adjective * something that is shiny has a bright surface that reflects light: a shiny red apple shiny hair ╾ shin|i|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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