Correct spelling, explanation: an adjective shiny is spelled this way because it is created from the verb shine, which ends with e. In the case of e ending and word formation, when we add y to such a word e is simply thrown away. Therefore
shiney is incorrect and the correct form is shiny, just like grease → greasy or ice → icy.
Definition of shiny:
adjective, bright, reflecting light
I can’t wear these earrings, they’re too shiny.
Shiny surfaces in the kitchen look very elegant!
Incorrect spelling, explanation:
shiney is the incorrect spelling because the base word is shine and since it ends with the vowel e and we are adding -y to the word, e should be skipped. This points to shiny as the correct form. Shine → shiny just like ice → icy.
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