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Meaning of GLOSSY

Pronunciation:  'glâsee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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
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