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Synonyms for glossy
ˈglɒs i, ˈglɔ siglossy

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  1. glossynoun


  2. glossyadjective

    Having a smooth, silklike, reflective surface.


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  1. slick, slick magazine, glossynoun

    a magazine printed on good quality paper

    slickness, slipperiness, slick magazine, slick, slip

    unattractive, dull, unglazed

  2. glossyadjective

    a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper

    slick magazine, slick

    dull, unglazed, unattractive

  3. glossy, calenderedadjective

    (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers

    "calendered paper"; "glossy paper"

    glistening, showy, calendered, shiny, shining, lustrous

    unattractive, unglazed, dull

  4. glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shiningadjective

    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"

    glistening, showy, calendered, glazed, shiny, bright, shining, burnished, lustrous

    unattractive, unglazed, dull

  5. glossy, showyadjective

    superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

    "a glossy TV series"

    glistening, flashy, showy, splashy, calendered, jazzy, shiny, sporty, flamboyant, shining, gaudy, lustrous

    unattractive, unglazed, dull

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  1. glossyadjective

    smooth and shining

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. glossyadjective

    shining, sleek, sheeny, lustrous, polished, glazed, glacé, specious, plausible

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  1. The Republican Party Ryan:

    I'm sure he'll have a nice glossy rendition of the last seven years.

  2. Elise Stefanik:

    So, these extraordinary candidates are going to build this majority and fire Nancy Pelosi once and for all and save this country, but what’s sad is while Democrats get glossy cover pages and front-page coverage, these Republican women last cycle were not given what they are due — which is these profile pieces to tell the stories of these women cracking glass ceilings.

  3. Ellie Dickinson:

    It’s considered normal to change things like brightness levels but moving buildings and people and adding sunsets is something else, the problem with fake photos comes down to the premise of blogging. It’s supposed to be accessible and authentic, not a glossy magazine. People want to see a lifestyle that’s amazing, but attainable.

  4. Pippa Middleton:

    Ironically, family friends of the Middletons say that everyone always thought that the sparkly Pippa rather than the quieter and less glossy Kate would be the one most likely to make a spectacular marriage.

  5. Madeleine Albright:

    The reason is that, beneath that glossy exterior of warrior statesman, was one of the gentlest and most decent people any of us will ever meet.

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