glossier glossier  /ɡ ˈlɔ si ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a magazine printed on good quality paper
  2. (n) a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper
  3. (adj) (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers
  4. (adj) reflecting light
  5. (adj) superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

Usage(s):

  1. Your paper is even glossier than Playboy's and, I suspect, a little thicker too.
  2. But the gaffe was also sort of charming, a reminder of what distinguishes the British film industry from its bigger, glossier American counterpart.
  3. On the surface, European life seems glossier than ever.

News

  • QuickLabel Introduces Lustro-Lam Laminating Solution for Inkjet-Printed Labels

    QuickLabel Systems announces the worldwide release of its exclusive laminating solution, Lustro-Lam. Lustro-Lam is an optically clear, gloss overcoat film formulated to laminate inkjet-printed labels to produce a glossier, more durable label surface. (PRWeb October 08, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11137133.htm
    on October 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Speaking before his current financial travails, Adjaye described his company as a "Robin Hood practice", adding: "For rich people we make things grittier, for poor people we make them glossier."
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: David Adjaye Source: Independent

  2. "Golmaal Returns is much funnier than the first film and far more glossier," said Ajay, who's currently in Goa shooting for the last schedule of the comedy.
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Ajay Devgan Source: Sify

  3. "We are going to go to glossier covers," says Kampfner. "That might sound very technical but I think it has an effect on people, in terms of it being the kind of magazine you want to curl up in front of a fire with on a winter's day or sit...
    on Nov 28, 2005 By: John Kampfner Source: Independent

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