- brightness; shininess; luster
- bright or shining attire
Origin of sheen; from sheenthe
Archaic of shining beauty; bright
Origin of sheenME schene < OE sciene, beautiful, splendid, akin to Ger schön (< IE base *(s)keu-, to observe, heed > hear): sense infl. by assoc. with shine
Dial. to shine; gleam
- Glistening brightness; luster: the sheen of old satin in candlelight.
- Splendid attire.
- A glossy surface given to textiles.
Origin of sheenFrom Middle English shene, beautiful, from Old English sc&imacron;ene.
- A surname.