Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun glossy

2 senses of glossy

Sense 1
slick, slick magazine, glossy -- (a magazine printed on good quality paper)
       => magazine, mag -- (a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money")

Sense 2
glossy -- (a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper)
       => photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic -- (a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material)

Antonyms of adj glossy

3 senses of glossy

Sense 1
glossy, calendered -- ((of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; "calendered paper"; "glossy paper")

INDIRECT (VIA glazed) -> unglazed -- (not having a shiny coating; "unglazed paper")

Sense 2
glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining -- (reflecting light; "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")

INDIRECT (VIA bright) -> dull -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

Sense 3
glossy, showy -- (superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense; "a glossy TV series")

INDIRECT (VIA attractive) -> unattractive -- (lacking beauty or charm; "as unattractive as most mining regions")

Similarity of adj glossy

3 senses of glossy

Sense 1
glossy, calendered -- ((of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; "calendered paper"; "glossy paper")
       => glazed (vs. unglazed), shiny -- (having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts")

Sense 2
glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining -- (reflecting light; "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")
       => bright (vs. dull) -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

Sense 3
glossy, showy -- (superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense; "a glossy TV series")
       => attractive (vs. unattractive) -- (pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations")

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