"glossy" in the noun sense
1. slick, slick magazine, glossy
a magazine printed on good quality paper
a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper
"glossy" in the adjective sense
1. gilded, meretricious, specious, glossy
based on pretense deceptively pleasing
"the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"
"a meretricious argument"
2. glossy, calendered
of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and shiny especially by pressing between rollers
3. glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining
"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"
4. glossy, showy
superficially attractive and stylish suggesting wealth or expense
"a glossy TV series"
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