Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shiny"

The meaning of "Shiny" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa shiny?
A: a korean boy band??
Q: O que significa shiny?
A: Shiny is an adjective used to describe something as reflecting light, typically because it is very clean or polished.

Example sentences using "Shiny"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com shiny.
A: I have a shiny gold ring.
Magpies like shiny things.

Synonyms of "Shiny" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre shiny e glossy ?

They are what's called 'synonyms' which means they can be used interchangeably.

If you wanted to be specific, then:

Shiny means
-the surface is bright or reflects light.
The bracelet was so shiny it hurt my eyes.

Glossy means
- the surface is smooth or reflective.
- expensive or new
She has a big glossy TV.

The difference:
"Shiny" is about LIGHT being reflected.
"Glossy" is having more of a glow than a light reflection. It can also be used to describe texture and how expensive it looks.


The foil is shiny. (reflects light)
The tile is glossy. (is smooth)

The lipstick has a shiny finish. (it reflects light)
The lipstick had a glossy finish. (soft glow, feels silky)

He had a shiny phone. (the phone reflects light)
He had a glossy phone. (an expensive looking phone)

In other words, "shiny" refers only to light reflections and "glossy" can refer to reflection, texture, and expense.


Hope this helps. : )
Q: Qual é a diferença entre shiny e polished e mirror-finished ?
A: Shiny and polished don't necessarily result in a mirror-finish. Something can be shiny without being polished.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre shiny e bright ?
A: Shiny means it sparkles in the sunlight or it reflects light. Bright is just that it is not dark, it contains light.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre shiny e shining ?
A: Shiny is something that reflects light well, like a mirror or clean metal. The light doesn't need to be strong though.

Shining is something that gives off or reflects a bright light, like a light bulb or the sun and moon. Typically things that are shining are giving off a strong light that can be used to light something else up.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre shiny e glossy ?
A: When I think of glossy, I think of someone with a more wet, shiny finish to it. Like Lip Gloss- which is wet.

Translations of "Shiny"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? shiny



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