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Synonyms for shining

Synonyms for (noun) shining

Synonyms: shining, polishing Definition: the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it Usage: the shining of shoes provided a meager living; every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing

Similar words: work Definition: activity directed toward making or doing something Usage: she checked several points needing further work

Synonyms for (adjective) shining

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: 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

Synonyms: shining Definition: marked by exceptional merit Usage: had shining virtues and few faults; a shining example

Similar words: superior Definition: of high or superior quality or performance Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students