(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
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
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
(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
Shiny - good in any way, shape or form.
by Anonymous October 05, 2003
Anything good.
"What is that book like?"
"Shiny"
"How about lunch?"
"Shiny"
by Two Morons in Oriliia June 18, 2003
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
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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