One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the glossy wooden floor’
shiny, shining, gleaming, lustrous, bright, brilliant, sparkling, shimmering, glistening, sleek, silky, silken, satiny, sheeny, smooth, glassy
polished, burnished, glazed, waxed, japanned, shellacked, lacquered
rare nitid, patinated
dull, lustreless, matt
2‘a glossy fashion magazine’
expensive, high-quality, well produced
stylish, fashionable, glamorous, sophisticated
informal classy, ritzy, glitzy, arty
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