adj (-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 (CS) 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...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.