English adjective: polished
|1.||polished perfected or made shiny and smooth|
|Samples||His polished prose.|
In a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes.
Freshly polished silver.
|Similar||bright, burnished, finished, lustrous, shining, shiny|
|2.||polished showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience|
|Samples||His polished manner.|
Maintained an urbane tone in his letters.
|Synonyms||refined, svelte, urbane|
|3.||polished (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed|
|4.||polished (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth|