• (a.) To cause to shine; to make smooth and bright; to polish; specifically, to polish by rubbing with something hard and smooth; as, to burnish brass or paper.
  • (v. i.) To shine forth; to brighten; to become smooth and glossy, as from swelling or filling out; hence, to grow large.
  • (n.) The effect of burnishing; gloss; brightness; luster.

Compare burnish with other words:

burnish vs. pompous

burnish vs. refurbish

burnish vs. furnish

burnish vs. lustrous

burnish vs. fire

buff vs. burnish

burnish vs. varnish

burnish vs. burnisher

burnish vs. furbish

burnish vs. shine

burnish vs. polish