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Burnish - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Burnish' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Burnish [ a.]
- To cause to shine; to make smooth and bright; to polish; specifically, to polish by rubbing with something hard and smooth; as, to burnish brass or paper.
2 . Burnish [ n.]
- The effect of burnishing; gloss; brightness; luster.
3 . Burnish [ v. i.]
- To shine forth; to brighten; to become smooth and glossy, as from swelling or filling out; hence, to grow large.

Meaning of 'Burnish' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . burnish [ v]
Meaning (1):
- polish and make shiny
Example in sentence:
  • buff my shoes;
  • buff the wooden floors