glossy magazine

glossy magazine
glossy magazine noun
A magazine of an expensive, luxury type, printed on glossy paper, with many colour photographs, illustrations and advertisements
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glossy magazine UK US noun [countable] [singular glossy magazine plural glossy magazines]
a magazine printed on shiny paper, containing a lot of bright fashionable pictures but not much serious information
Thesaurus: types of newspaper or magazinehyponym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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