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American English: /ˈɡlɑsi/
, /ˈɡlɔsi/
British English: /ˈɡlɒsi/

Translation of glossy in Spanish:

adjective glossier, glossiest

  • 2 (on shiny paper)
    Example sentences
    • Except for the occasional story he got in a glossy magazine, the photographs could be re-sized on a color copier without impacting their usefulness.
    • An educated guess would be that the pictures are, indeed, touched up and air-brushed because most photographs in glossy magazines are.
    • Even glossy magazines can be printed on recycled stock now.

noun plural glossies

  • 1glossy (magazine)
    revista (feminine) ilustrada (impresa en papel satinado)
    Example sentences
    • The media's preoccupation with body size runs the gamut from teen magazines to tabloids, the glossies and, yes, even broadsheets which should know better.
    • Most jazz magazines are only slightly more readable than airline glossies, and serve roughly the same purpose.
    • Adults have celebrity mags and glossies, but kids don't care about big names.
  • 2glossy (print) (Photography)
    copia (feminine) brillante
    Example sentences
    • She was as motionless as her famous photo glossies, as still as the models at the Wax Museum just down the street.
    • He slid the color glossy across the black lacquer top to her.
    • They each ordered a 10x12 glossy, with protective covering and backing for a frame.
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