What does the word sheen mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A glistening brightness.

Usage examples for sheen

  1. And when the King looked into Flann's eyes he knew he was his son and the son of Sheen, now known as Caintigern. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  2. Even now the sun had set, and all the wide west fronting the gateway was a deep golden sheen, and the water and the shore was dyed with the richness. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  3. It was round and white, gleaming in the sheen of a hanging light, a bright island in a surf of tobacco smoke. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley