shining

Definitions of shining
  1. noun
    the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    “the shining of shoes provided a meager living”
    synonyms: polishing
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    types:
    shoeshine
    the act of shining shoes
    type of:
    work
    activity directed toward making or doing something
  2. adjective
    reflecting light
    shining white enamel”
    synonyms: glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny
    bright
    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
  3. adjective
    made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
    “rows of shining glasses”
    synonyms: bright, burnished, lustrous, shiny
    polished
    perfected or made shiny and smooth
  4. adjective
    marked by exceptional merit
    “had shining virtues and few faults”
    “a shining example”
    Synonyms:
    superior
    of high or superior quality or performance
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