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Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːni/

adjective (sheenier, sheeniest)

Having a sheen; lustrous or shining: a woman with sheeny hair
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  • Women with oiled and sheeny hair, combs thrust through their buns and intricate embroidered aprons tied round their waists, thronged the riverside bazaar.
  • The light from the Bleak Inn reflected off of the sheeny coating of dew which covered the street.
  • I have a big night out which means I'm looking for a facial that will leave me buffed and sheeny for immediate impact today, not blotchy and deep cleansed for lasting benefits tomorrow.

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːni/

noun (plural sheenies)

North American informal , offensive
A Jewish person.

Origin

Early 19th century: origin unknown.

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