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English adjective: glossy

1. glossy (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers


SamplesCalendered paper.
Glossy paper.


Synonymscalendered


Similarglazed, shiny


Antonymsunglazed

2. glossy reflecting light


SamplesGlistening 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.


Synonymsglistening, lustrous, sheeny, shining, shiny


Similarbright


Antonymsdull

3. glossy superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense


SamplesA glossy TV series.


Synonymsshowy


Similarattractive


Antonymsunattractive


English noun: glossy

1. glossy (communication) a magazine printed on good quality paper


Synonymsslick, slick magazine


Broader (hypernym)mag, magazine

2. glossy (artifact) a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper


Broader (hypernym)exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture









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