To be good, in a state of being good, to be having a good time.
(See Firefly)
by William Mith April 01, 2005
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(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
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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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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
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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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