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gloss·y

 (glô′sē, glŏs′ē)
adj. gloss·i·er, gloss·i·est
1. Having a smooth, shiny, lustrous surface: glossy satin.
2. Superficially and often speciously attractive; showy: glossy trendsetters.
n. pl. gloss·ies
1. A photographic print on smooth, shiny paper.
2. Chiefly British A popular magazine printed on smooth-coated stock.

gloss′i·ly adv.
gloss′i·ness n.
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glossy

(ˈɡlɒsɪ)
adj, glossier or glossiest
1. smooth and shiny; lustrous
2. superficially attractive; plausible
3. (Journalism & Publishing) (of a magazine) lavishly produced on shiny paper and usually with many colour photographs
n, pl glossies
4. (Journalism & Publishing) Also called (US): slick an expensively produced magazine, typically a sophisticated fashion or glamour magazine, printed on shiny paper and containing high quality colour photography. Compare pulp3
5. (Photography) a photograph printed on paper that has a smooth shiny surface
ˈglossily adv
ˈglossiness n
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gloss•y

(ˈglɒs i, ˈglɔ si)

adj. gloss•i•er, gloss•i•est, adj.
1. having a shiny or lustrous surface.
2. having a false or deceptive appearance or air, esp. of experience or sophistication; specious.
n.
4. a photograph printed on glossy paper.
[1550–60]
gloss′i•ly, adv.
gloss′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glossy - a magazine printed on good quality paper
mag, magazine - a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
2.glossy - a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
Adj.1.glossy - (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; "calendered paper"; "glossy paper"
shiny, glazed - having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts"
2.glossy - reflecting lightglossy - reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
3.glossy - superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense; "a glossy TV series"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
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glossy

adjective
1. shiny, polished, shining, glazed, bright, brilliant, smooth, sleek, silky, burnished, glassy, silken, lustrous glossy black hair The leaves were dark and glossy.
shiny dull, drab, mat or matt
2. glamorous, stylish, grand, smart, luxurious, swish (informal, chiefly Brit.), swanky (informal), ritzy (slang) a glossy new office
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glossy

adjective
Having a high, radiant sheen:
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Translations
مَصْقول، لامِع، لَمّاع
lesklý
blankskinnende
kiiltäväkiilto-
fényes felületû
gljáandi
gladek

glossy

[ˈglɒsɪ]
A. ADJ (glossier (compar) (glossiest (superl))) [surface] → brillante, lustroso; [hair] → brillante; [cloth, paper] → satinado
glossy magazinerevista f de moda
B. N the glossies (Brit) → las revistas de moda
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glossy

[ˈglɒsi]
adjbrillant(e)
n (also glossy magazine) → magazine m de luxe
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glossy

adj (+er)glänzend; to be glossyglänzen; glossy brochureHochglanzbroschüre f; glossy magazine(Hochglanz)magazin nt; glossy paper/paintGlanzpapier nt/-lack m; glossy print (Phot) → Hochglanzbild or -foto nt
n (inf)(Hochglanz)magazin nt
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glossy

[ˈglɒsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → lucido/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gloss

(glos) noun
brightness or shininess on the surface. Her hair has a lovely gloss; (also adjective) gloss paint.
verb
to make a glossary. The student glossed the difficult terms in order to understand the article.
ˈglossary (-səri) plural ˈglossaries noun
a list of words etc with their meanings. a glossary of technical terms; a Shakespeare glossary.
ˈglossy adjective
smooth and shining. The dog has a glossy coat.
ˈglossiness noun
gloss over
to try to hide (a mistake etc). He glossed over the fact that he had forgotten the previous appointment by talking about his accident.
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