Glossy meaning

glôsē, glŏsē
Having a smooth, shiny, lustrous surface.

Glossy satin.

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Superficially and often speciously attractive; showy.

Glossy trendsetters.

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A photographic print on smooth, shiny paper.
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(chiefly british) A popular magazine printed on smooth-coated stock.
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Having a smooth, shiny appearance or finish.
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Smooth and plausible; specious.
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(photog.) A print with a glossy finish.
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(informal) A magazine printed on glossy paper; slick.
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(chiefly UK, informal) A glossy magazine.

The supermarket glossies are full of celebrity gossip and fad diets.

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Origin of glossy

  • gloss +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary