glass·​ware | \ ˈglas-ˌwer How to pronounce glassware (audio) \

Definition of glassware

: articles made of glass

Examples of glassware in a Sentence

a cabinet that holds glassware

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The elegant tablescape featured a vibrant red paisley tablecloth (a favorite print of the house), red glassware, and pale pink floral arrangements. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Viva Milano! Etro Celebrates Fashion Week With a Private Dinner Heavy on the Milanese Charm," 24 Feb. 2019 Open shelves are ideal for storing glassware, dishware, bottles of wine, and anything else that deserves to be front and center. Jessica Dailey, Good Housekeeping, "Wall Storage," 11 Feb. 2019 Knights of Columbus Hall: Milwaukee Vintage Glass Show features elegant glass, midcentury and Depression-era glass, kitchen glassware and American dinnerware, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1, 1800 S. 92nd St. Info: (414) 551-2017. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Your weekly entertainment calendar, Sept. 29-Oct. 5," 28 Sep. 2017 The elaborate aesthetic was prevalent across a range of disciplines, including furniture, architecture, fine art, pottery, and glassware. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Here's Everything You Need to Know About Art Nouveau Design," 28 Mar. 2019 This was made in Hasami, a town in southern Japan known for its ceramics and glassware. New York Times, "Gaia Repossi’s Japanese Bud Vases, Illustrated," 17 May 2018 Spice up your glassware this Halloween by swapping typical glasses for vials. Elle Decor Editors, ELLE Decor, "20 Halloween Party Ideas So Sophisticated They’ll Scare You," 18 Oct. 2018 Pull out all of your prettiest glassware and let your guests have their pick. Madeleine Luckel, Vogue, "A Champagne Lover’s Guide to Hosting a Last-Minute Bastille Day Soirée," 13 July 2018 And more glassware, also made in the Czech Republic, but following the historic Muranese technique of Murrina. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "The Hot Seat: Designer Marc Newson Is Celebrated With a Gagosian Gallery Show," 19 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of glassware

1722, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of glassware

: things made of glass


glass·​ware | \ ˈglas-wer How to pronounce glassware (audio) \

Kids Definition of glassware

: articles made of glass

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