slick, slick magazine, glossy(noun)
a magazine printed on good quality paper
a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper
(of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers
"calendered paper"; "glossy paper"
glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining(adj)
"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"
superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense
"a glossy TV series"
a glossy magazine
Having a smooth, silklike, reflective surface.
smooth and shining; reflecting luster from a smooth surface; highly polished; lustrous; as, glossy silk; a glossy surface
smooth; specious; plausible; as, glossy deceit
Origin: [See Gloss luster.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
glos′i, adj. smooth and shining: highly polished.—adv. Gloss′ily.—n. Gloss′iness.
The numerical value of glossy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of glossy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of glossy in a Sentence
I'm sure he'll have a nice glossy rendition of the last seven years.
Ironically, family friends of the Middletons say that everyone always thought that the sparkly Pippa rather than the quieter and less glossy Kate would be the one most likely to make a spectacular marriage.
The president will have five or six straw men in the speech, I’m sure, and he’ll present a very glossy rendition of the last seven years.He’ll try to set some verbal traps along the way and it will be a very political and pointed speech, I would guess.
It’s considered normal to change things like brightness levels but moving buildings and people and adding sunsets is something else, the problem with fake photos comes down to the premise of blogging. It’s supposed to be accessible and authentic, not a glossy magazine. People want to see a lifestyle that’s amazing, but attainable.
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- reluciente, lustroso, brillanteSpanish
- kiilto-, kiiltäväFinnish
- luisant, brillantFrench
- глянцевый, блестящийRussian
- blank, blankpolerad, glänsande, glansigSwedish
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