(Noun pl. "shinies")
A new initiate or member of a group, club, or organization, esp. fraternities and sororities.
Usually someone is labelled this immediately after initiation, pinning, or joining the organization, until the next group of people join. Used both affectionately and to patronize in a mentor-like way.
All you shinies, make sure you remember to make it to the general meeting Sunday!
I was talking to an enthusiastic shiny yesterday, I think they will spur us all on this semester.
To be good, in a state of being good, to be having a good time.
How are you today?
Something that is great, neat, very cool, peachy keen. From the short lived Joss Whedon television series "Firefly."
"Have a shiny day."
(interjection) cool, nifty, awesome, pretty, amazing, wonderful, great, remarkable... etc.
"Hey, what do you think of my new car?"
Shiny - good in any way, shape or form.
"What is that book like?"
"How about lunch?"
This is used to describe something that's very cool
(After seeing Spiderman 2) "That movie was shiny!"
Something or someone that is good, awesome, wonderful, amazing. (See all other positive synonyms.)