Synonyms for shiny

Synonyms for (adjective) shiny

Synonyms: glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shining, shiny

Definition: reflecting light

Usage: 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

Similar words: bright

Definition: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

Usage: the sun was bright and hot; a bright sunlit room


Synonyms: shiny, glazed

Definition: having a shiny surface or coating

Usage: glazed fabrics; glazed doughnuts

Similar words: glassy, vitreous, vitrified

Definition: (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it

Usage: glazed pottery; glassy porcelain; hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures


Similar words: glass-like

Definition: resembling glass


Similar words: glossy, calendered

Definition: (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers

Usage: calendered paper; glossy paper


Similar words: icy

Definition: shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

Usage: roads and trees glazed with an icy film


Synonyms: bright, burnished, shining, shiny, lustrous

Definition: made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow

Usage: 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

Similar words: polished

Definition: perfected or made shiny and smooth

Usage: his polished prose; in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes; freshly polished silver