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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polished(adj)

    perfected or made shiny and smooth

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

  2. polished, refined, svelte, urbane(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"

  3. milled, polished(adj)

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

    "polished rice"

  4. dressed, polished(adj)

    (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth

Wiktionary

  1. polished(Adjective)

    Made smooth or shiny by polishing.

    polished shoes

  2. polished(Adjective)

    refined, elegant

    a polished performance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polished

    of Polish

  2. Polished(adj)

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

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce polished?

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How to say polished in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Sandee Hanline:

    I’ve kept them polished for 36 years.

  2. Robert South:

    Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

  3. Robert Green Ingersoll:

    Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.

  4. Chinese Proverb:

    A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.

  5. Chinese Proverb:

    The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Images & Illustrations of polished

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