Definition Of shines


(of the sun or another source of light) give out a bright light.

the sun shone through the window

a quality of brightness, especially from reflected light.

use shoe polish to try and get a shine

be very talented or perform very well.

she shines at comedy

make (an object made of leather, metal, or wood) bright by rubbing it; polish.

his shoes were shined to perfection

Example Of shines

  • A stage hand shone another torch at his microphone stand, and the show continued by torchlight.

  • A tall guy stood at the front door, his sandy brown hair shining in the light.

  • A vinyl or polyurethane finish has been applied on the surface to keep a shine without waxing; the urethane is more durable.

  • Archie's shoes got a quick shine from a boy with a cloth

  • Avoid wearing shiny watches or jewellery that shines or reflects light.

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