Definition of 'sheen'
Example sentences containing 'sheen'
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The vocalist adds his customary sheen to jazz standards and pop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Keep them short and tidy but finish off with a glossy sheen of clear varnish. The Sun (2009)You like futuristic fabrics that are finished with rubber or a metallic sheen. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One stroke lifts the dark areas and adds a subtle sheen. The Sun (2014)The metallic sheen opens up the dark space. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Since then thousands of artists have tried to bottle up its bright metallic sheen for themselves. The Sun (2011)It's perfect for dry lips with its nourishing formula and gives a beautiful sheen. The Sun (2011)This jacket's slight gold sheen is subtle and classy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It left a subtle, glossy sheen. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some have a subtle sheen; others look rubbery. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Add sheen to your face, shoulders and neck with this makeup base. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My skin was left soft with a subtle sheen - and the price is brilliant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And the perfumed balm inside does feel silky to the touch, giving a subtle sheen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After use, the skin has a subtle sheen and lines appear reduced. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This will secure the glitter and give skin a gorgeous sheen, while adding definition to your cheekbones. The Sun (2013)It was a little too iridescent on first application but softened quickly and gave a subtle, welcome sheen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If strong colours seem daunting, experiment with texture by using a gloss that will give a sheen of colour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Metallic tiles are fashionable right now, and these patterned designs will add a luxurious sheen to walls and floors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To this end, their silvery sheen is further echoed by a grand piano that has been covered in silver leaf. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's thick with a glossy sheen and gives a solid slick of oily charcoal colour with the slightest of shimmer to lift it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her lips have a glossy sheen, her skin glows, her hair is perfect. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's not only great for lips, but also for adding the perfect sheen to cheeks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Clothes moths are small, with a wing span of about 1cm and brown with a golden or silvery sheen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To the naked eye it's a brown colour, but under intense light it has a metallic green sheen with violet spots. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'sheen'
British English: sheen NOUN
If something has a sheen, it has a smooth and gentle brightness on its surface.
The carpet had a silvery sheen to it.
Definition of sheen from the Collins English Dictionary
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