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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.

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

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.
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"

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

glossy

adjective
Having a high, radiant sheen:
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

glossy

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

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

glossy

[ˈglɒsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → lucido/a

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.
References in classic literature ?
The richest and glossiest of curtains and tapestries draped the walls, looped back here and there to expose some richly-mounted painting or Oriental vase.
And then she had such a fine head of hair; raven-black and so becomingly arranged: a crown of thick plaits behind, and in front the longest, the glossiest curls I ever saw.
He was dressed in a common gray blouse and velvet cap, but his carefully arranged hair, beard and mustache, all of the richest and glossiest black, ill accorded with his plebeian attire.
He wore a richly-embroidered plum-colored coat, a waistcoat of costly velvet, magnificently adorned with golden foliage, a pair of splendid scarlet breeches, and the finest and glossiest of white silk stockings.
His linen was of the very whitest, finest, and stiffest; his wig of the glossiest, blackest, and curliest.
Glegg had doubtless the glossiest and crispest brown curls in her drawers, as well as curls in various degrees of fuzzy laxness; but to look out on the week-day world from under a crisp and glossy front would be to introduce a most dreamlike and unpleasant confusion between the sacred and the secular.
We must always be the glossiest, shiniest version of ourselves.
Hire the most experienced women we knew to make the very glossiest film possible to demonstrate that women could do it, so we'd be trusted with as much money as a regular studio?
Then you'll see that the monochrome home wouldn't be out of place in the glossiest of home magazine spreads - and I love it all the more for being so easy to get right.
The Solution Dispersions Aquablak Plus[TM] line are state-of-the-art dispersions with the ultimate pigment loading to provide the jettest and glossiest inks in the Graphic Arts marketplace today.
It's the glossiest and best trashy US saga since Dallas and series four of this drama set in the country music capital could be the last seen in the UK.
The plan to build a financial district from scratch was viewed by Saudi Arabia's neighbors as among the glossiest excesses of the kingdom's oil boom profligacy: a white elephant in the making, unlikely to attract tenants and possibly never even to be completed.