from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being glossy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The condition or quality of being glossy; the luster or brightness of a smooth surface.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being glossy; the luster or brightness of a smooth surface.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of being smooth and shiny
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This understated glossiness is eerie and makes Osment’s skin look, well, plastic and artificial.
The show, she said, had a certain "glossiness" to it.
It is all glossiness and fragile first impressions – not that they always get those right.
The 'tells' I generally see to distinguish self-published from professional books aren't the glossiness of the cover stock.
I think the real problem here would be more with bad looking covers, not the quality of the paper or the glossiness.
The "tells" I generally see to distinguish self-published from professional books aren't the glossiness of the cover stock.
The tale of a ne'er-do-well and a love squandered, it has none of the bruised glossiness of Redding's version; Bell's voice owning none of Otis's burring depth.
The dish, she adds, should also boast a "wonderful deep-red glossiness because the chilies have thoroughly colored the oil."
I'll enjoy the glossiness, the extravagance, the tans.
I've recently mentioned how much I dig the big-budget glossiness of futuristic zombie flicks like Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Land of the Dead.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.