shiny ADJECTIVE (shinier, shiniest) reflecting light because very smooth, clean, or polished.
DERIVATIVES shinily adverb shininess noun.

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  • polish — 1. noun /ˈpɒlɪʃ,ˈpɑlɪʃ/ a) A substance used to polish. A good silver polish will remove tarnish easily. b) Cleanliness; smoothness, shininess. The floor was waxed to a high polish. Syn: wax, finish …   Wiktionary

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