Definition of shiny
- I believe this use of shiny developed on the Colorado College campus, and have no idea if it has reached beyond that. It started out being used to mean "distracting in a good way," its definition has now expanded to include "very good." It is often used in place of other slang words like "cool."
I didn't get my work done because I was distracted by all kinds of shiny people.
- See more words with the same meaning: good, okay, cool, awesome, fun.
- - also made popular by Joss Whedon's TV show Firefly. Ex: "Everything's shiny, Captain." Kalee to Captain Mal, explaining that ship is not about to crash.
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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'good, okay, cool, awesome, fun':
|Definitions include: Official is a new way to say something is really cool.|
|Definitions include: very good, unique, cool.|
|Definitions include: very cool... hooked up.|
|Definitions include: excellent.|
|Definitions include: A synonym with "cool."|
|Definitions include: something excellent for.|
|Definitions include: "crazy" + "amazing".|
|Definitions include: cool or nice looking.|
|Definitions include: "shit".|
|Definitions include: of superior quality, excellent; "cool".|
|Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.|
|Definitions include: to be great, exciting, or fun.|
|Definitions include: sexy.|
|Definitions include: impressively.|
|Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".|
Slang terms with the same root words
Other terms relating to 'shiny':
|Definitions include: a man who is big, dumb and macho but generally harmless and nice.|
|Definitions include: the need for sparkly accessories ("bling").|
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