from The Century Dictionary.
- In entomology, having a smooth and silky luster reflecting a color different from that of the surface on which it appears to be : as, glossed with white or blue. Such appearances are generally due to exceedingly minute hairs or points on the surface.
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- adjective Having a
- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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The Faerie Queene — Volume 01 Edmund Spenser
We also saw a bit of energy in the flashback: I kind of glossed over this last week, but according to the show, eight weeks ago Samuel was about 15 years old and he kept on asking his fun-killing older brother to let him stay out after midnight.
I didn't hate it, mind you, but it was a book I kind of glossed over back in the day.
Rabid Reads for BBW: "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding 2009
But the other main musical issue is that in Indian music, you have this very complicated system, or complex system, I should say, of ornamentation that, again in the West, it's kind of glossed over by being referred to as microtonal or quarter tones, and it's much more complex than that.
GRACE: You know, Dr. Makary, you kind of glossed over the risks associated with delivering.
ADAIR: I think "SNL" just kind of glossed over what is a fair amount of progress by this administration.
It's funny how the history of the post-WWII reaction, the women in factories in WWII being forced out of work and the returning African-American soldiers and population migrants being forced into racist structures, is just kind of glossed over.
Matt Stoller: Time to Dismantle the War and the Constitution of Television 2008
Levin said that, while much of the public objection was likely caused by apprehension over the expected "Hollywood-ization" of the topic, Greengrass and the studio had made no attempt to make the film "glossed," "user friendly" or "glamourized."
Melissa Lafsky: Tribeca Panel Series: Actor, Producer, Family Member on "United 93" 2008
The intermediate Spanish teachers I've had kind of glossed over it, apparently thinking we weren't sufficiently advanced to grasp the concept.
When Tina Fey and Amy Pohler opened Baby Mama it was just kind of glossed over.
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