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"Glossy" is an adjective which is often translated as "brillante", and "wrinkle" is a noun which is often translated as "la arruga". Learn more about the difference between "glossy" and "wrinkle" below.
glossy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (shiny)
a. brillante
Michelle was riding a beautiful horse with a glossy black coat.Michelle montaba un caballo precioso de pelaje negro brillante.
b. lustroso
My sister uses a special oil to make her hair look glossy.Mi hermana usa un aceite especial para dejar su pelo lustroso.
c. con brillo
She printed six copies of the photo on glossy paper.Imprimió seis copias de la foto en papel con brillo.
d. cuché (paper for magazines)
Many fashion magazines and gossip magazines are printed on glossy paper.Muchas revistas de moda y de cotilleo se imprimen en papel cuché.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (publication)
a. la revista ilustrada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Jane bought a couple of glossies to catch up on all the celebrity gossip.Jane compró un par de revistas ilustradas para ponerse al día de todo el cotilleo de los famosos.
3. (photograph)
a. la foto
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(printed on shiny paper)
He showed me a glossy of a young woman and asked me if I knew her.Me enseñó la foto de una joven y me preguntó si la conocía.
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wrinkle(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fold in skin)
a. la arruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'll still love you when you're old and have wrinkles on your face.Aún te amaré cuando seas mayor y tengas arrugas en la cara.
2. (fold in clothing)
a. la arruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I've been ironing this shirt, but the wrinkles just won't come out.Estuve planchando esta camisa, pero las arrugas no se van.
3. (an innovation)
a. el truco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Let me know if you come up with a new wrinkle for this procedure.Hazme saber si se te ocurre un truco nuevo para este procedimiento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to make folds in)
a. arrugar (clothing)
Son, don't play on the floor right now. You'll wrinkle your shirt.Hijo, no juegues en el suelo ahora. Vas a arrugar la camisa.
b. fruncir (face)
She wrinkled her nose and said "no thank you, I don't like mussels."Frunció la nariz y dijo "no, gracias, no me gustan los mejillones".
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to become folded)
a. arrugarse
Linen is a very comfortable fabric, but it wrinkles easily.El lino es una tela muy cómoda, pero se arruga fácilmente.
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