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English adjective: sheeny

1. sheeny reflecting light

SamplesGlistening bodies of swimmers.
The horse's glossy coat.
Lustrous auburn hair.
Saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet.
Shining white enamel.

Synonymsglistening, glossy, lustrous, shining, shiny



English noun: sheeny

1. sheeny (person) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew

Synonymshymie, kike, yid

Broader (hypernym)Hebrew, Israelite, Jew

Domain usageargot, cant, depreciation, derogation, disparagement, ethnic slur, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

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