Too happy to be taken seriously; happy to a cheesy or campy extent. Comes from the R.E.M. song Shiny Happy People.
I hated that movie's shiny happy portrayal of high school. In reality, it's a living nightmare for some people.
by Me I. Myself February 01, 2009

1 Word Related to shiny-happy

A so-called "normal" person who shuns the feelings the rest of us have, stigmatizes our solutions, and would take away our right to self-terminate, calling us selfish or immature or incapable of deciding our own destinies.
He was totally going to bleed to fruition, but some shiny-happy found him and called 911. Now he'll be in therapy making other shiny-happies feel good about themselves.
by ASH September 20, 2004

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