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Meaning of GLOSSY

Pronunciation:  'glâsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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"
  2. [adj]  (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; "calendered paper"; "a dress of glossy sateen"
  3. [adj]  having a smooth, gleaming surface; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters"
 

GLOSSY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: bright, calendered, glazed, glistening, lustrous, satin(a), satiny, sheeny, shining, shiny, silken, silklike, silky, sleek, slick, smooth
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gloss"y\, a. [Compar. {Glossier}; superl. {Glossiest}.]
[See {Gloss} luster.]
1. Smooth and shining; reflecting luster from a smooth
   surface; highly polished; lustrous; as, glossy silk; a
   glossy surface.

2. Smooth; specious; plausible; as, glossy deceit.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: artificial, blowup, blueprint, bogus, buffed, burnished, contact printing, contrived, counterfeit, cyanotype, enlargement, false, feigned, finished, fraudulent, furbished, glace, glassy, glazed, gleaming, glistening, hologram, imitation, insincere, lacquered, lantern slide, lustrous, matte, meretricious, microcopy, microprint, photocopy, photogravure, Photostat, photostatic copy, polished, positive, pretended, print, projection printing, pseudo, put-on, rubbed, satiny, semi-matte, sheeny, shellacked, shined, shining, shiny, silken, silky, simulated, sleek, slick, slide, smarmy, smooth, specious, transparency, unreal, varnished, velvety, waxed, Xerox, Xerox copy
 

 

 

 

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