Gloss in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Gloss

(transitive) To add a gloss to (a text). | (countable) A brief explanatory note or translation of a foreign, archaic, technical, difficult, complex, or uncommon expression, inserted after the original, in the margin of a document, or between lines of a text. | (countable) A glossary; a collection of such notes. | (countable, obsolete) An expression requiring such explanatory treatment. | (countable) An extensive commentary on some text.

Short Sentences for Gloss

  • 1. One native charm than all the gloss of art. 🔊
  • 2. Observe the marginal gloss to line 442. 🔊
  • 3. Life had no gloss for her, and it had no poetic appeal. 🔊
  • 4. It lacked gloss and shine to its coat, and seldom barked. 🔊
  • 5. The translator had misquoted the gloss of Hesychius. 🔊
  • 6. The Phonology of the Northumbrian Gloss of St. Matthew. 🔊
  • 7. They undoubtedly received a gloss from the ages which transmitted the tales. 🔊
  • 8. The gloss on this page belongs to the first line of text on page 60. 🔊
  • 9. It seems that he has incorporated the gloss of a Christian believer. 🔊
  • 10. A gloss it ne'er can hope to gain Beneath the sun's more kingly ray. 🔊
  • 11. English Gloss on the Bible (penes me), the passage in Tobit, viii. 🔊

How to use Gloss in Sentences?

  • 1. There was no attempt made to gloss over ugly transactions with a veneer of morality. 🔊
  • 2. This revision forms the greater part, if not the whole, of the gloss which appears below. 🔊
  • 3. This is a very good point, and one that the critics of the DMCA sometimes gloss over too quickly. 🔊
  • 4. Deceit, if not habitual with him, had been practiced too often to lack the gloss of truth from his ready tongue. 🔊
  • 5. However your noble mind may gloss over his attempted injuries to yourself, remember he stands amenable to the laws he has broken. 🔊
  • 6. He did not attempt to gloss over his story, but put his cousin in possession of the facts pretty much as the reader understands them. 🔊
  • 7. He studied their work again, and found that they covered the fibre with a kind of gum, which gave it gloss and strength. 🔊