GLOSSY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GLOSSY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
glossy
 a.  smooth and shining; reflecting luster from smooth or polished surface; plausible
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Higher up, the lane showed thickening tufts of fern and of the creeping glossy verdure of shaded slopes; trees began to overhang it, and the shade deepened to the checkered dusk of a beech-grove.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2  Having corrected the irregularity, she seated herself on one of the glossy purple arm-chairs; Mrs. Peniston always sat on a chair, never in it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  Rosedale, reddening to the roots of his glossy hair, received this announcement with a recoil which carried him to his feet, where he halted before her in an attitude of almost comic discomfiture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
4  He used the log cabin as a barn; and a new house reared up, a proud, unwise, Gopher Prairie house, the more naked and ungraceful in its glossy white paint and pink trimmings.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
5  And along with these foreigners, she felt herself being ironed into glossy mediocrity, and she rebelled, in fear.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  The rear of the Bon Ton Store was grim with blistered black-painted iron shutters, under them a pile of once glossy red shirt-boxes, now a pulp from recent rain.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  A round, black, shining face is hers, so glossy as to suggest the idea that she might have been washed over with white of eggs, like one of her own tea rusks.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  He was very tall, with a dark, Spanish complexion, fine, expressive black eyes, and close-curling hair, also of a glossy blackness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  Henrique, with his bold brow, and dark, glossy curls, and glowing cheek, was laughing gayly as he bent towards his fair cousin, as they came on.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
10  A snowy handkerchief of lisse crape is folded neatly across her bosom; her glossy brown silk dress rustles peacefully, as she glides up and down the chamber.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  Islands of security, glossy and thick.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
12  "Here is a nut," said he, catching one down from an upper bough, "to exemplify: a beautiful glossy nut, which, blessed with original strength, has outlived all the storms of autumn."
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
13  You say yourself that the horse was fresh and glossy when you got in.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
14  Looking down I saw a stately carriage and pair, the brilliant lamps gleaming on the glossy haunches of the noble chestnuts.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
15  His small head set off with glossy red curls and his newly shaven face agreed well with the spotless decency of his soutane and with his spotless shoes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
Example Sentence:
1  Our cat has glossy black fur.
2  The leaves were dark and glossy.
3  Many women of normal weight feel unable to identify with the super-thin models in glossy magazines.
4  Her designer clothes were from the pages of a glossy fashion magazine.
5  A glossy magazine has lots of pictures of fashionable clothes and is printed on good quality paper.
6  This mousse says it's designed to eliminate frizz and make hair glossy and easier to manage.
7  All these glossy pamphlets are just window dressing - the fact is that the new mall will ruin the neighborhood.
8  CDs would be far cheaper to produce without the glossy packaging.
9  I want this photograph printed on glossy paper.