glairier; glairiest
: having the characteristics of or overlaid with glair

Word History

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glairy was in 1662

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Cite this Entry

“Glairy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


glairier; glairiest
: having a slimy viscid consistency suggestive of an egg white
cough productive of glairy mucoid sputumThe Journal of the American Medical Association
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