[ US /ˌsɛmiˈɡɫɑs, ˌsɛmɪˈɡɫɑs/ ]
  1. a paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat
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How To Use semigloss In A Sentence

  • Then I install the exhaust fan in its hole, switch it on, and apply the top coat of semigloss to the walls (dove) and ceiling (eggshell). TROPIC OF NIGHT
  • Painted walls near the work center should be covered with semigloss paint so they can be wiped clean.
  • Sand, prime, and paint the chair using two or more coats of semigloss latex enamel paint.
  • He's thinking about using a semigloss ivory for the living room.
  • The bunnies are hopping from the woodlot looking for fresh little clovers and chance sexual encounters and Mrs. Farmer Bob is thinking of repainting the breakfast nook a cheerful semigloss sunbeam yellow.
  • The longest dry time will be with a semigloss or gloss latex; allow about 24 hours for these to dry.
  • In older houses, stick with flat paint - rather than glossy or even semigloss - as much as possible (both inside and outside) because it helps disguise the nicks and unevenness that come with age.
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