Definition of Sheen

1. Noun. The visual property of something that shines with reflected light.

Exact synonyms: Luster, Lustre, Shininess
Generic synonyms: Effulgence, Radiance, Radiancy, Refulgence, Refulgency, Shine
Derivative terms: Lustrous, Sheeny, Shiny, Shiny, Shiny



Definition of Sheen

1. a. Bright; glittering; radiant; fair; showy; sheeny.

2. v. i. To shine; to glisten.

3. n. Brightness; splendor; glitter.

Definition of Sheen

1. Adjective. beautiful, good-looking, attractive; radiant; shiny. ¹

2. Noun. splendor; radiance; shininess. ¹

3. Verb. To shine; to glisten. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheen

1. to shine [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: shine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheen

shedloads
shedrow
shedrows
sheds
shedsful
shee
sheebeen
sheek kebab
sheek kebabs
sheel
sheeled
sheeling
sheels
sheely
sheen (current term)
sheene
sheened
sheeney
sheeneys
sheenful
sheenie
sheenier
sheenies
sheeniest
sheening
sheenly
sheens
sheeny
sheep

Literary usage of Sheen

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1. Henry VI by Mabel Elizabeth Christie (1922)
"30 apparently at Windsor or sheen.8 Oct. 4-30, Eltham; • Nov. 7-21, Westminster. ... 24, Westminster and sheen;13 28, Kennington. Sept. 16, Westminster. ..."

2. Precedents of Indictments and Pleas: Adapted to the Use Both of the Courts by Francis Wharton (1857)
"(here set forth the caption of the session verbatim), he the said William sheen was duly arraigned npon a certain indictment which charged him the said ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius, in the Courts of King's by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Central Criminal Court (1827)
"The sheen, the younger, therein called inquisition had charged the pri- William sheen, did then and there soner by the name of William plead not guilty;" ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"The great historic name still, however, hangs about the beautiful neighbourhood in Temple Grove, Temple sheen, Temple House, &e. ..."

5. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1891)
"Tanner (sub Shene) says that sheen only lasted a year: but he dates apparently from some gifts to the house that were subsequent to its restoration. t Grey ..."

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