Define Shiny Meaning

To be good, in a state of being good, to be having a good time.
(See Firefly)

By Andeee
(interjection) cool, nifty, awesome, pretty, amazing, wonderful, great, remarkable... etc.

"Hey, what do you think of my new car?"
By Sophronia
Shiny - good in any way, shape or form.

By Carlynn

"What is that book like?"
"How about lunch?"
By Mercedes
Something or someone that is good, awesome, wonderful, amazing. (See all other positive synonyms.)

"David Bowie is shiny."
By Shelia
This is used to describe something that's very cool

(After seeing Spiderman 2) "That movie was shiny!"
By Brina
Used by fans of the TV (short lived) show Firefly, to describe an idea/something that one likes (instead of saying brilliant, awesome, cool, neat, rad...?).

Shiny is used especially if the idea or thing is new or bright. Not used so much to describe old things or things that look old.

That big damn movie Serenity was so shiny!
By Raquel
something interesting or distracting, generally used when it deverts attention from a task

This usage comes from the phenomenon of birds (particularly crows) being attracted to shiny objects.

Sarah was going to write her paper, but Myspace looked shiny.

"Wasn't Brian with you?"
"He saw something shiny and wandered off."
By Juli
a positive way of describing someone who has ADHD

I'm shiny and so is she so we always have trouble co ordinating.

I'm proud to be shiny!
By Petronella
Any object in a video game that exists (usually solely) for the purpose of collecting it. So named because of the objects' tendency to shine or glow.

"You've died at least five times while trying to get that shiny! Damn your shiny lust!"
By Vivyanne