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glossy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of glossy

  1. having a shiny surface or finish the glossy finish on the gym floor a sports car with an interior upholstered with glossy leather Synonyms of glossy buffed, burnished, glistening, lustrous, polished, rubbed, satin, satiny, sleek Words Related to glossy brushed, eggshell, semigloss, semilustrous; silken, silky, slick, slippery; glassy, glazed, lacquered, shellacked, varnished; gleaming, glittering, reflective, shining Near Antonyms of glossy lackluster; unvarnished Antonyms of glossy dim, dull, flat, lusterless, matte (also mat or matt)

Synonym Discussion of glossy

sleek, slick, glossy mean having a smooth bright surface or appearance. sleek suggests a smoothness or brightness resulting from attentive grooming or physical conditioning.
    • a sleek racehorse
slick suggests extreme smoothness that results in a slippery surface.
    • slipped and fell on the slick floor
glossy suggests a highly reflective surface.
    • photographs having a glossy finish


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