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(adj.) referring to a style associated with many gay men that puts strong emphasis on neat personal grooming, fashionable clothing and effervescent social interaction; sometimes generalized to refer to gay males in general.

(Coined, as far as I know, by my ex-wife, an actress, as a code of sorts shared with her circle of gay male friends and picked up by her many straight friends, as well.)
"Is that haircut shiny or what?"; "Don't go gettin' all shiny around me"; "Do you think he possibly could be, oh, I don't know....shiny?"
by The Urban Observer August 21, 2009
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1.
To be good, in a state of being good, to be having a good time.
(See Firefly)
How are you today?
Shiny.
Cool.
by William Mith April 01, 2005
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2.
Something that is great, neat, very cool, peachy keen. From the short lived Joss Whedon television series "Firefly."
"Have a shiny day."
by Lynanne January 01, 2006
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3.
(interjection) cool, nifty, awesome, pretty, amazing, wonderful, great, remarkable... etc.
"Hey, what do you think of my new car?"
"Shiny..."
by PkledGrape March 30, 2003
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4.
Shiny - good in any way, shape or form.
by anonymous October 05, 2003
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5.
Anything good.
"What is that book like?"
"Shiny"
"How about lunch?"
"Shiny"
by Two Morons in Oriliia June 18, 2003
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6.
This is used to describe something that's very cool
(After seeing Spiderman 2) "That movie was shiny!"
by Half-mad Bastard August 07, 2004
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7.
Something or someone that is good, awesome, wonderful, amazing. (See all other positive synonyms.)
"David Bowie is shiny."
by the faeries September 11, 2006
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