Origin of gloss1
synonym study for gloss
OTHER WORDS FROM glossglossless, adjective
Words nearby gloss
Other definitions for gloss (2 of 3)
Origin of gloss2
OTHER WORDS FROM glossgloss·ing·ly, adverb
Other definitions for gloss (3 of 3)
How to use gloss in a sentence
Orange zest brightens the braised cubed meat and ribbons of handmade pasta, rich with a reduction made from the braising liquid of the veal, orange juice and butter, which explains the gloss.Fresh reasons to return to 1789, one of D.C.’s oldest restaurants|Tom Sietsema|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
By night, she trades her nice-girl duds for glitter and gloss and skimpy going-out clothes.Promising Young Woman Starts with a Cathartic Blast. Then It Gets Bogged Down With Cynicism|Stephanie Zacharek|January 15, 2021|Time
So I’m going through my purse, looking for my lip gloss, and a hand comes in the car and scares the hell out of me.
I’ll then add epoxy to the eyes and teeth to give it a nice gloss.
It holds an ideal 10 oz of hot or cold liquid, and its glazed blue gloss is elegant and unisex.
Zied suggests popping a breath strip, sucking on a strong mint, or reapplying your lip gloss.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also said health care providers should not gloss over possible or suspect cases.
The putting-on-lip gloss shot almost never makes sense, but it always, always, works.Ariana Grande’s Gay-Friendly Intergalactic Dance Party|Amy Zimmerman|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All three outlets remained fixated on surgery, and seemed to only gloss over questions of identity.
In March, popular beauty site Into the Gloss even published a how-to on getting blue-tinted hair.Tangled Up in Blue: Young Stars and Their Blue Rinses|Erin Cunningham|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is more likely that counseyl has slipped in, as a gloss upon reed, and was afterwards substituted for it.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
And in this way he hopes to pass off a plausible gloss, as satisfying the words of the instrument.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
Hence they are very probably an old gloss, and their omission simplifies both the grammar and the sense.
Around her was the gloss of recent green, pushing upwards to the immature blue of the sky.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
It is against human nature, and no amount of wonderful declamation or scenic magnificence can gloss it over.
British Dictionary definitions for gloss (1 of 3)
- lustre or sheen, as of a smooth surface
- (as modifier)gloss paint