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  • adj. having glossy hair


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  • Over the last four years Moss has designed a fantastically successful range of clothing for gazelle-thighed adolescent freaks of nature whose clear-eyed, glossy-haired beauty and epidermal firmness makes you weep with joy and fury.

    This week: Pakistan cricket, The Stig and Kate Moss

  • It was Margie and Gillam, running in the edge of the surf, brown and glossy-haired, laughing with their heads thrown back.


  • You'll meet all kinds: stout Mayan housekeepers in embroidered finery, glossy-haired mothers proudly pushing baby prams, sailors strolling with their sweethearts.

    Cozumel - Island Of Many Faces

  • And that was some quality genetic material — good for the production of an adorable, lovable, intelligent, glossy-haired child.

    John Edwards admits he lied about Rielle Hunter.

  • Ever since she starred in Zhang Yimou's "The Road Home" three years ago, the glossy-haired actress with the warm smile and the dancer's physique has been winning kudos -- and ardent fans.

    Crouching Tiger Shooting Star

  • Tell the glossy-haired woman what kind of dress you want: something short, with a swirly skirt.

    The Worst Years of Your Life

  • Sitting on a bench just a few feet away were two girls I recognized from Bradwell—two glossy-haired, skinny chicks whose cell phones were permanently attached to their ears.


  • A glossy-haired man, with a shouldered leather briefcase and a radio and cup of Starbucks in his hands, walks back into the store with a police officer:

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • Oh, they frightened me, I tell you, that line of two-foot-long glossy-haired faces, writhing back their upper lips from teeth wide as piano keys, every horse of them looking as wild-eyed and evil as Fuseli's steed sticking its head through the drapes in his picture "The Nightmare."

    No Great Magic

  • Despite the sunlight and warmth she was trembling, the familiar noises were a babel to her ears; the peddlers with their carts piled high with fruits and vegetables and colourful merchandise seemed like strangers; the glossy-haired women with baskets seemed to be passing backward out of her life, and the street was suddenly an alien land.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921


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