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Shinies - Slang
Modification of the adjective "Shiny," into a plural noun.

Shinies; see Bling, Treasure, Gold, Jewels.

Any number of valuable items.
"Look at my new shinies!"

"Wow, I like your new shinies."
by Bartholomew Klick May 12, 2006
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Used by fans of the TV (short lived) show Firefly, to describe an idea/something that one likes (instead of saying brilliant, awesome, cool, neat, rad...?).

Shiny is used especially if the idea or thing is new or bright. Not used so much to describe old things or things that look old.
That big damn movie Serenity was so shiny!
by Chiya April 08, 2008
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something interesting or distracting, generally used when it deverts attention from a task

This usage comes from the phenomenon of birds (particularly crows) being attracted to shiny objects.

Sarah was going to write her paper, but Myspace looked shiny.

"Wasn't Brian with you?"
"He saw something shiny and wandered off."
by AMS325 February 02, 2007
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a shortened name for the band shiny toy guns
"don't cry out" is my favorite shinys song
by xXqueenofapologiesXx April 18, 2007
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Any object in a video game that exists (usually solely) for the purpose of collecting it. So named because of the objects' tendency to shine or glow.
"You've died at least five times while trying to get that shiny! Damn your shiny lust!"
by Cehrazad January 01, 2010
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A slang term for "great" used in the television series "Firefly" and the movie "Serenity".
Voice #3: "Shiny -- A slang term for "great" used in the television series "Firefly" and the movie "Serenity".
by Voice #3 August 13, 2009
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Bad ass, or awesome. Defined by: My Chemical Romance; in their song, Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
Louder than gods revolver, and twice as shiny.
by hayxapple November 28, 2010
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