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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polishedadjective

    perfected or made shiny and smooth

    "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"

  2. polished, refined, svelte, urbaneadjective

    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"

  3. milled, polishedadjective

    (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed

    "polished rice"

  4. dressed, polishedadjective

    (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth


  1. polishedadjective

    Made smooth or shiny by polishing.

    polished shoes

  2. polishedadjective

    refined, elegant

    a polished performance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polished

    of Polish

  2. Polishedadjective

    made smooth and glossy, as by friction; hence, highly finished; refined; polite; as, polished plate; polished manners; polished verse


  1. Polished

    Polished is an award winning short film directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly, featuring William B. Davis as a lonely aging businessman who yearns for human contact from shoeshiner Karyn Dwyer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polished in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of polished in a Sentence

  1. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel:

    What is called good society is usually nothing but a mosaic of polished caricatures.

  2. Baruch Labunski:

    Viewers tune in to see the nitty-gritty. They do n’t expect polished, scripted content. They want to see regular people tackling regular chores. Bonus points for kids and pets who interrupt... just like real life, it’s the same for marketing ; if you let your authentic self shine through, customers will feel a genuine connection.

  3. Edward Chapin:

    The brightest crowns that are worn in heaven have been tried, and smelted, and polished, and glorified through the furnace of tribulation.

  4. Lord Byron, Don Juan:

    Society is now one polished horde, --- Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.

  5. Jessica Cadmus:

    Then when Covid-19 hit and people were forced to work from home, there was an absolute halt in buying formal workwear, the emphasis from my clients now is on polished loungewear, where the fit is not as tailored and comfort is key.

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    the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    • A. contribution
    • B. troop
    • C. integrity
    • D. transition

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