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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His mother-in-law helps with the pop-up dinners, curating everything from the glassware to the art that hangs on the walls. Ronnie Koenig, New York Times, "Cooking Up Big Business in a Home Kitchen," 31 Aug. 2019 When Nakase and the other Clippers assistant coaches go for dinner, glassware doubles as players and napkins transform into whiteboards. Candace Buckner,, "Women more common on NBA sidelines. Now they want their presence to feel normal.," 16 July 2019 In my own kitchen, the glassware is visible above the bar, the knives are visible behind the prep sink, and our cutting board is out all the time. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Chopped's Ted Allen on How to Design a Kitchen You'll Never Want to Leave," 9 Apr. 2019 As for accessories and other elements, look for ceramics, glassware and hints of the hue in textile prints or wallcoverings. Kim Cook,, "Fall’s ‘it-color’ is terracotta — the earthy shade makes a comeback," 22 Aug. 2019 As for accessories and other elements, look for ceramics, glassware and hints of the hue in textile prints or wallcoverings. Washington Post, "RIGHT AT HOME: Terracotta makes a color comeback," 20 Aug. 2019 Try removing a cabinet's front and arrange glassware and colorful bowls to create an eye-catching focal point. Sarah Shelton, Good Housekeeping, "10 Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Update Your Kitchen," 30 May 2019 Knights will joust, period-appropriate music will fill the air, and artisans and craftsmen will be selling everything from glassware and leather goods to Renaissance apparel. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "The weekend: Dream Cruise, Renaissance fest in Holly, Michigan Comic Convention at Cobo," 14 Aug. 2019 Savor your hot or cold brew in real glassware with cloth napkins, plus Lamers Dairy whole milk from Wisconsin or dairy alternatives by request. Louisa Chu,, "2 food tours of Chicago: Where to eat and what to drink to savor the city," 9 Aug. 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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