Translation of "gloss" - English-French dictionary


noun uncountablegloss [ glɒs, glɔs ]
a strong shine on a surface
brillant masculine , éclat masculine , lustre masculine

the gloss of the car's new paint
le lustre de la nouvelle peinture de la voiture


verb phrasalgloss: gloss over [ glɔs, glɒs ]
to treat as unimportant by giving few details
passer rapidement sur

She glossed over the company's financial problems.
Elle passa rapidement sur les problèmes financiers de la société.

(Translation of “gloss” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ɡlos/

brightness or shininess on the surface

Her hair has a lovely gloss
(also adjective) gloss paint.
glossary /-səri/ noun (plural glossaries)

a list of words etc with their meanings

a glossary of technical terms
a Shakespeare glossary.
glossy adjective

smooth and shining

The dog has a glossy coat.
glossiness noun

gloss over

to try to hide (a mistake etc)

He glossed over the fact that he had forgotten the previous appointment by talking about his accident.

(Translation of “gloss” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)