Associations to the word «Glossy»


GLOSSY, adjective. Having a smooth, silklike, reflective surface.
GLOSSY, noun. (chiefly British) (informal) a glossy magazine
GLOSSY ANTSHRIKE, noun. A passerine bird of the antbird family, Sakesphorus luctuosus.
GLOSSY ANTSHRIKES, noun. Plural of glossy antshrike
GLOSSY IBIS, noun. Plegadis falcinellus

Dictionary definition

GLOSSY, noun. A magazine printed on good quality paper.
GLOSSY, noun. A photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper.
GLOSSY, adjective. (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; "calendered paper"; "glossy paper".
GLOSSY, adjective. 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".
GLOSSY, adjective. Superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense; "a glossy TV series".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats