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[glos-ee, glaw-see]
adjective, glossier, glossiest.
having a shiny or lustrous surface.
having a false or deceptive appearance or air, especially of experience or sophistication; specious.
noun, plural glossies.
slick1 ( def 9 ).
a photograph printed on glossy paper.

1550–60; gloss1 + -y1

glossily, adverb
glossiness, noun
nonglossy, adjective
unglossy, adjective

1. shining, polished, glazed.

1. dull.
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glossy (ˈɡlɒsɪ)
adj , glossier, glossiest
1.  smooth and shiny; lustrous
2.  superficially attractive; plausible
3.  (of a magazine) lavishly produced on shiny paper and usually with many colour photographs
n , glossier, glossiest, glossies
4.  Compare pulp Also called (US): slick an expensively produced magazine, typically a sophisticated fashion or glamour magazine, printed on shiny paper and containing high quality colour photography
5.  a photograph printed on paper that has a smooth shiny surface

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