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glossy

glossy

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 paper

From 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