adjective/adjetivo (-nier, -niest)
- [hair/fabric/plastic] brillante; [shoe] brillante, lustroso a shiny new coin una moneda nueva y reluciente the seat of his trousers was shiny with wear los fondillos de los pantalones estaban brillantes or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) lustrosos de tan gastadosMore example sentences
- As the sun came and went behind the clouds, shiny surfaces reflected it right across the showground.
- Powered by infrared lasers, the shiny surface reflects and focuses this laser beam into a ring.
- Continue to do this until most of the egg has set, but still retains a soft shiny surface.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.