Definitions

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  • adj. Not shiny.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ shiny

Examples

  • The down side of this is that the whole thing may still be thoroughly unshiny when I finish this set of revisions.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • But I have hopes that, if so, it will be unshiny and moderately sensical.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • I decided that Betty Ann had inherited her plainness from her mother, who, although tall and stately in posture, was quite unremarkable in looks and had that same pale complexion and unshiny hair.

    Twilight’s Child

  • I am leisure, I am travel, wine, a shiny hat, and an unshiny coat.

    Fantastic Fables

  • The very elements conspired in her behalf, and produced a still, unshiny day, when the pageant of the melodrama appeared to the best advantage, and the voices rose clear and distinct to that upper window, before which Lavender stood, a muffled figure, in

    A College Girl

  • Adams and Blunt are both beautiful, of course, even (or especially) with unshiny hair and imperfect skin, but they nail their characters 'broken-down shorthand, the way even their impatience itself seems worn out and familiar.

    Filmcritic.com Movie Reviews

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