glass·​ware ˈglas-ˌwer How to pronounce glassware (audio)
: articles made of glass

Example Sentences

a cabinet that holds glassware
Recent Examples on the Web Grab your glassware and let cupid take care of the rest. Susan Choung, Good Housekeeping, 2 Jan. 2023 The presentations are equally diverse, with drinks served out of custom glassware, copper bowls, even a seashell. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2022 Wrisley went to check on her two daughters and saw that everything in the kitchen, including all of her glassware and the contents of the fridge, had been emptied onto the floor. Los Angeles Times, 20 Dec. 2022 Wine lovers, dinner party hosts, and eclectic decor collectors are just some of the people who would appreciate the gift of colorful glassware. Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 16 Dec. 2022 Looking to add some edgy glassware to your bar cart? Rebecca Norris Updated, Peoplemag, 22 Dec. 2022 Designer and tastemaker Devon Liedtke dialed down the drama with a soothing assortment of white dinnerware, cream candles, and transparent glassware. Kelsey Mulvey, ELLE Decor, 21 Dec. 2022 In this case, the boat motif draws the eyes up and keeps the center of the dining table clear for a large catch-all and matching glassware. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 22 Nov. 2022 Fast food lovers know that the peak time to collect glassware from restaurant chains was in the '80s. Samantha Olson, Seventeen, 15 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1722, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glassware was in 1722

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“Glassware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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glass·​ware ˈglas-ˌwa(ə)r How to pronounce glassware (audio)
: articles of glass
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