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English definition of “glossy”

glossy

adjective     /ˈɡlɒs.i/ US  /ˈɡlɑː.si/
smooth and shiny : She has wonderfully glossy hair . a dog with a glossy coat The qualities of light describes a book or magazine that has been produced on shiny and expensive paper and contains many colour pictures : a glossy coffee-table book a pile of glossy magazines / car brochures Newspapers and magazinesKinds of books looking attractive , but often not having serious value or quality : This magazine is full of glossy advertisements for aftershave .AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantCosting or worth little or no money glossily     /ˈɡlɒs.ɪ.li/ US  /ˈɡlɑː.sɪi-/ adverb Paints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general wordsThe qualities of light glossiness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of glossy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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