Translation of "gloss" - English-German dictionary


noun /ɡlos/

brightness or shininess on the surface

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

a list of words etc with their meanings

das Glossar
a glossary of technical terms
a Shakespeare glossary.
glossy adjective

smooth and shining

The dog has a glossy coat.
glossiness noun

der Glanz
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–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)