Glossiest
Glossy Gloss"y (gl[o^]s"[y^]), a. [Compar. {Glossier} (gl[o^]s"[i^]*[~e]r); superl. {Glossiest}.] [See {Gloss} luster.] 1. Smooth and shining; reflecting luster from a smooth surface; highly polished; lustrous; as, glossy silk; a glossy surface. [1913 Webster]

2. Smooth; specious; plausible; as, glossy deceit. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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