how to pronounce shiny


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shiny is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of shiny in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… um it's like a shiny liquid lipstick …”

meanings of shiny


  1. Bright; luminous; clear; unclouded.
  2. Reflecting light.
  3. Excellent; remarkable.
  4. Emitting light.


  1. Contraction of disparaging term "shiny arses", originating during World War Two, to describe a desk worker.
  2. Anything shiny; a trinket.

shiny frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word shiny occurs in english on average 7.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics shiny can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that shiny can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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