SHINY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SHINY
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shiny
 a.  reflecting light; radiant; bright from reflected light
Classic Sentence:
1  It was only his appearance that was a little altered; his hide was less shiny than it had used to be, and his great haunches seemed to have shrunken.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
2  He walked just before her in the narrow path, swinging the hurricane lamp low, revealing the wet grass, the black shiny tree-roots like snakes, wan flowers.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  The man who had knocked at the door, was a stout personage of middle height, aged about fifty: with shiny black hair, cropped pretty close; half-whiskers, a round face, and sharp eyes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  He shot a questioning glance at each of us, placed his shiny top-hat upon the sideboard, and with a slight bow sidled down into the nearest chair.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
5  With his collar turned up, his shiny, seedy coat, his red cravat, and his worn boots, he was a perfect sample of the class.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
6  My companion ordered him to wait, and had his hand upon the knocker, when the door opened and a grave young gentleman in black, with a very shiny hat, appeared on the step.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
7  It was a new carriage, shiny with varnish, and the harness was new too, with bits of polished brass here and there.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  Guns and churns and barrels of nails and beautiful shiny butcher knives.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  Inside, it was as shiny, as hard, and as cheerful as a new oak upright piano.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
10  When the snow was too deep for his motor he went off on country calls in a shiny, floral, steel-tipped cutter, only his ruddy nose and his cigar emerging from the fur.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
11  One uv 'em is white en shiny, en t'other one is black.'
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
12  Every night we passed towns, some of them away up on black hillsides, nothing but just a shiny bed of lights; not a house could you see.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
13  But Mr Gleeson had round shiny cuffs and clean white wrists and fattish white hands and the nails of them were long and pointed.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
14  And he wiped his shiny forehead.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
15  The left side of the forest was dark in the shade, the right side glittered in the sunlight, wet and shiny and scarcely swayed by the breeze.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  Although he carried, under his wig, a perfectly bald and shiny head, he had only reached middle age.
2  When she arrives at the north London studio for her interview and photo-shoot, she is so clean and shiny it is as though she has been freshly dipped in varnish.
3  One of the benefits of using graphite is that it keeps the silver from oxidizing, so bullets come out bright and shiny.
4  It was wrapped in shiny, green paper with a purple bow.
5  Avoid pans with a shiny, reflective base as the heat will be reflected back.
6  In summer, especially lush vegetation, holly leaves shiny shiny, elm tree with luxuriant foliage, give people put up a thick green shade.
7  She slipped on the shiny floor and fell.
8  The world's media will descend, Google will be clogged by searching fans and from the middle of the scrum a few shiny objects will emerge – a pair of phones, a couple of tablets and, probably, two watches.
9  Arvind Mahankali slayed the German language that has bedeviled him for so many years by correctly spelling “knaidel”; the confetti popped, cameras snapped and Arvind was handed the huge, shiny trophy.