glarier; glariest
: having a dazzling brightness

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But for much of the play, the flash and fury of her performance, with its surface swagger and glary stares, too often feel like decoys. New York Times, 11 July 2022

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Word History


see glare entry 1

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glary was in 1578

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“Glary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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