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3 definitions found for glossy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Glossy \Gloss"y\ (gl[o^]s"[y^]), a. [Compar. Glossier (gl[o^]s"[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Glossiest.] [See Gloss luster.] 1. Smooth and shining; reflecting luster from a smooth surface; highly polished; lustrous; as, glossy silk; a glossy surface. [1913 Webster] 2. Smooth; specious; plausible; as, glossy deceit. [1913 Webster]From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
glossy adj 1: (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; "calendered paper"; "glossy paper" [syn: glossy, calendered] 2: 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" [syn: glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining] 3: superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense; "a glossy TV series" [syn: glossy, showy] n 1: a magazine printed on good quality paper [syn: slick, slick magazine, glossy] 2: a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paperFrom Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
66 Moby Thesaurus words for "glossy": Photostat, Xerox, Xerox copy, 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, 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