adjective \ˈgla-sē\

: smooth and shiny : resembling glass

: not shiny or bright : dull and lifeless


Full Definition of GLASSY

:  resembling or made of glass
:  having little animation :  dull, lifeless <glassy eyes>
glass·i·ly \ˈgla-sə-lē\ adverb
glass·i·ness \ˈgla-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of GLASSY

  1. the glassy surface of the lake
  2. He was gazing out the window with a glassy stare.

First Known Use of GLASSY

14th century


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