A black person, used disparagingly.
(Origin: early 20th century, from shoeshine, for the fact they often shine shoes for richer white folks.) See also jigaboo, jig, porchmonkey, nigger.
"I can't believe I let those freaking shines sell me that sex machine!"
by saggy sammy July 11, 2008
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to do big things. To get one's shine on, means they are hustlin or somethin. If i know how to shine, i will definitely get mine. :)
Homie, u got what it takes. You can rhyme, u can perform. you can do everythang homie. You just gotta keep on pushing, and then you will really shine.
by Wail June 27, 2006
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Shine, baka! means Die, idiot!
by kaos_dawn November 9, 2006
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to shine-
1. when you accept an invitation to attend any sort of event and you don't go or like standing someone up.
2. to ignore, be rude to, or to betray friends.
1. You totally shined us last night when yo didn't come to the party.

2. "Billy totally walked right past us as if he's too good or better than us. What a shiner."

3. Jon says, "Dude I'm totally over this chick..."
Brian says "Don't you have a date tonight?"
Jon says, "Yeah, it's going to suck."
Brain suggests. "You should just shine her."

by rocky4 April 19, 2007
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(adv.) Refusal to an offer or a refusal in general.
Boy 1: "Hey Billy, do you want to go to the park?"

Boy 2: "Shine!"

Boy 1: "Okay, then why don't we go to a movie?"
by James Williamson June 25, 2005
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A racist (pejorative) word for black people. Every bit as offensive as "nigger."
After calling that black dude a "shine," I think he's going to have to go back to Alabama to pick up the remainder of his teeth.
by The Doctor November 7, 2004
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