Definitions For Burnish


  • The property of being smooth and shiny


  • Polish and make shiny
  • To make (something, such as metal or leather) smooth and shiny by rubbing it

Is Burnish a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Burnish is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Burnish in a Sentence

  • burnished the floor of the ballroom to a soft luster
  • After some much-needed polishing, the silver tea set had a brilliant burnish

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