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glossy

1 adjective
     
gloss‧y1
1 shiny and smooth:
her glossy black hair
the glossy surface of the leaves
2

glossy magazine/brochure etc

a magazine etc printed on good quality shiny paper, usually with lots of colour pictures
3 something that is glossy has an attractive appearance on the surface that may hide something less pleasant:
a glossy election campaign
glossiness noun [uncountable]

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