|1.||[ adjective ] perfected or made shiny and smooth|
"his polished prose" "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes" "freshly polished silver"
|Related terms:||unpolished bright finished bright|
|2.||[ adjective ] showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience|
|Synonyms:||svelte urbane refined|
"his polished manner" "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
|3.||[ adjective ] (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed|
|4.||[ adjective ] (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth|