Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of POLISHED

Pronunciation:  p'âlisht

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth
  2. [adj]  perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"
  3. [adj]  (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed; "polished rice"
  4. [adj]  showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"

POLISHED is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: bright, burnished, dressed, finished, lustrous, milled, processed, refined, shining, shiny, sophisticated, svelte, urbane
 Antonyms: unpolished



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pol"ished\, a.
Made smooth and glossy, as by friction; hence, highly
finished; refined; polite; as, polished plate; polished
manners; polished verse.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accomplished, adept, advanced, ameliorated, archetypical, Attic, beautified, bettered, buffed, burnished, chaste, Ciceronian, civilized, classic, clear, complete, consummate, converted, courtly, cultivated, cultured, dainty, debonair, delicate, developed, direct, discriminating, distingue, easy, educated, elegant, embellished, enhanced, enriched, excellent, exemplary, exhaustive, expert, fastidious, faultless, fine, finished, flawless, fully developed, fully realized, furbished, genteel, gentle, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, gifted, glace, glassy, glazed, gleaming, glistening, glossy, graceful, gracile, gracious, highbred, impeccable, improved, lacquered, ladylike, limpid, lucid, lustrous, masterful, masterly, mature, matured, model, natural, neat, nice, outstanding, pellucid, perfect, perfected, perspicuous, plain, polite, proficient, pure, quintessential, refined, reformed, restrained, ripe, ripened, round, rubbed, satiny, sheeny, shellacked, shined, shining, shiny, silken, silky, simple, sleek, slick, smarmy, soignee, sophisticated, straightforward, subtle, superb, superior, superlative, tasteful, terse, thorough, transfigured, transformed, trim, unaffected, unlabored, urbane, varnished, velvety, virtuoso, well-bred, well-brought-up, well-mannered