What does glossy mean?

Definitions for glossy
ˈglɒs i, ˈglɔ siglossy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word glossy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slick, slick magazine, glossy(noun)

    a magazine printed on good quality paper

  2. glossy(adj)

    a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper

  3. glossy, calendered(adj)

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

    "calendered paper"; "glossy paper"

  4. glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining(adj)

    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"

  5. glossy, showy(adj)

    superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

    "a glossy TV series"

Wiktionary

  1. glossy(Noun)

    a glossy magazine

  2. glossy(Adjective)

    Having a smooth, silklike, reflective surface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glossy

    smooth and shining; reflecting luster from a smooth surface; highly polished; lustrous; as, glossy silk; a glossy surface

  2. Glossy

    smooth; specious; plausible; as, glossy deceit

  3. Origin: [See Gloss luster.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Glossy

    glos′i, adj. smooth and shining: highly polished.—adv. Gloss′ily.—n. Gloss′iness.

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How to say glossy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glossy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glossy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of glossy in a Sentence

  1. The Republican Party Ryan:

    I'm sure he'll have a nice glossy rendition of the last seven years.

  2. Pippa Middleton:

    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.

  3. Speaker Ryan:

    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.

  4. Ellie Dickinson:

    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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