glassy

play
adjective \ˈgla-sē\

Definition of glassy

glassier

;

glassiest

  1. 1 :  resembling or made of glass

  2. 2 :  having little animation :  dull, lifeless glassy eyes

glassily

play \ˈgla-sə-lē\ adverb

glassiness

play \ˈgla-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of glassy in a Sentence

  1. the glassy surface of the lake

  2. He was gazing out the window with a glassy stare.

14th Century

First Known Use of glassy

14th century


GLASSY Defined for English Language Learners

glassy

play
adjective \ˈgla-sē\

Definition of glassy for English Language Learners

  • : smooth and shiny : resembling glass

  • : not shiny or bright : dull and lifeless


GLASSY Defined for Kids

glassy

play
adjective \ˈgla-sē\

Definition of glassy for Students

glassier

;

glassiest

  1. 1 :  smooth and shiny like glass

  2. 2 :  not shiny or bright glassy eyes



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