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Synonyms for glossy
ˈglɒs i, ˈglɔ si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slick, slick magazine, glossy(noun)

    a magazine printed on good quality paper

    Synonyms:
    slickness, slipperiness, slick magazine, slick, slip

    Antonyms:
    unattractive, dull, unglazed

  2. glossy(adj)

    a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper

    Synonyms:
    slick magazine, slick

    Antonyms:
    dull, unglazed, unattractive

  3. glossy, calendered(adj)

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

    "calendered paper"; "glossy paper"

    Synonyms:
    glistening, showy, calendered, shiny, shining, lustrous

    Antonyms:
    unattractive, unglazed, dull

  4. glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining(adj)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    unattractive, unglazed, dull

  5. glossy, showy(adj)

    superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

    "a glossy TV series"

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

    Antonyms:
    unattractive, unglazed, dull

Wiktionary

  1. glossy(noun)

    Antonyms:
    matte

  2. glossy(adjective)

    Having a smooth, silklike, reflective surface.

    Antonyms:
    matte

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glossy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    smooth and shining

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glossy(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    satin, brilliant, gloss, bright, shiny, brightness, iced, elegant, high-gloss, shining, luxurious

How to pronounce glossy?

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How to say glossy in sign language?

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How to use glossy in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. The Republican Party Ryan:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Speaker Ryan:

    The president will have five or six straw men in the speech, I’m sure, and he’ll present a very glossy rendition of the last seven years.He’ll try to set some verbal traps along the way and it will be a very political and pointed speech, I would guess.


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