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glossy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glossy  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glossy 
  adj  1:  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"  [syn:  {satin(a)},  {satiny},  {sleek}, 
  {silken},  {silky},  {silklike},  {slick}] 
  2:  (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"  [syn:  {calendered}] 
  3:  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},  {lustrous},  {sheeny}, 
  {shiny},  {shining}] 




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