glazed vs shiny what difference

what is difference between glazed and shiny

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡleɪzd/

Adjective

glazed

  1. Of eyes: showing no liveliness.
  2. Having a glaze (a coating).
  3. (architecture, construction) Having glass in the windows, as opposed to having open spaces for windows or being windowless.

Antonyms

  • unglazed
  • windowless

Translations

Verb

glazed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of glaze

Noun

glazed (plural glazeds)

  1. (US, colloquial) A glazed donut, one with a coating such as sugar or chocolate.
    • 2014, Marilyn Baron, Homecoming Homicides
      And since I know you probably didn’t have breakfast, I left a couple of glazeds on a napkin on your sorry excuse for a desk.”


English

Etymology

shine +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • enPR: shī’nē, IPA(key): /ˈʃaɪni/
  • Rhymes: -aɪni

Adjective

shiny (comparative shinier or more shiny, superlative shiniest or most shiny)

  1. Reflecting light.
    • Futurama:
      Bender: Bite my shiny metal ass!
  2. Emitting light.
  3. (colloquial) Excellent; remarkable.
  4. (obsolete) Bright; luminous; clear; unclouded.
    • The Lincolnshire Poacher (traditional song)
      When I was bound apprentice in famous Lincolnshire
      Full well I served my master for nigh on seven years
      Till I took up to poaching as you shall quickly hear
      Oh, ’tis my delight on a shiny night in the season of the year.

Derived terms

  • shininess

Translations

Noun

shiny (plural shinies)

  1. (informal) Anything shiny; a trinket.
  2. (slang) Contraction of disparaging term “shiny arses”, originating during World War Two, to describe a desk worker.[1]

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