[ UK /ʃˈɪni/ ]
  1. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  1. a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
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How To Use shinny In A Sentence

  • Slowly, I wrapped my legs around the tree and used an old rope to shinny up.
  • In the woodpile he noticed "shinny-sticks" where their owners had put them for safe-keeping – he knew all the "hidie-holes," though it was years and years since he had played "shinney" here. The Second Chance
  • Once the biologists finish a survey, the guaceros - armed with guns and climbing gear - shinny up the trees and steal the fledglings.
  • The girl wore a wide rimmed black hat full with dark lace, a black gabardine and she stood on the toes of her shinny black buckle shoes to place the rose.
  • He'll let you play 'shinny' in the halls if you want to. Flowing Gold
  • SURFACTANTS - Aid in helping to keep toilet bowls and urinals stay clean and shinny with every flush.
  • Love the chrysanthas in bud…looks like some kind of shinny metal…just wild. Blooms? In January? « Fairegarden
  • Seed collectors still use the traditional method of shinnying up the palm trunk, but they must be registered, as it takes years of experience to do the job properly.
  • She hadn't grown up on a horse ranch with four older brothers without learning a thing or two about hurdling fences, shinnying up trees and swinging out of barn lofts on old, fraying ropes.
  • This isn't about shinny with friends laughing and playing together.
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