gla·​zier | \ ˈglā-zhər How to pronounce glazier (audio) , -zē-ər \

Definition of glazier

: one who sets glass

Other Words from glazier

glaziery \ ˈglā-​zh(ə-​)rē How to pronounce glazier (audio) , ˈglā-​zē-​ə-​rē \ noun

Examples of glazier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His father was a glazier — a tradesman who works with glass — and his mother was a cleaner, according to the London Daily Telegraph. Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2021 His father was a glazier, his mother a housekeeper. Sam Roberts, New York Times, 27 Oct. 2021 The young artist grew up working for his family’s business as a house painter and glazier. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Jan. 2021 Another option is a 2-in-1 glazier tool ($5.98 at Home Depot). Washington Post, 5 Oct. 2020 The money the glazier gets would have gone to another purchase that the boy’s father presumably valued more than replacing the shopkeeper’s window. WSJ, 31 Aug. 2020 The father of two, the husband, the glazier with his whole life ahead of him easily could be in the neighboring cell. Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, 23 Feb. 2020 For Bruce Forstrom, a retired journeyman glazier and snowbird from Minnesota, there was no other option for him and his wife than to volunteer. John D'anna, azcentral, 16 Apr. 2020 Hopkins, a prolific anthologist who died last year, pulls together the story of a construction site through simple poems about its workers: the backhoe operator, the dump truck drivers, the glaziers and electricians. Gregory Cowles, New York Times, 10 Apr. 2020 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'glazier.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of glazier

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About glazier

Time Traveler for glazier

Time Traveler

The first known use of glazier was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near glazier



glazier's point

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for glazier

Cite this Entry

“Glazier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on glazier

Nglish: Translation of glazier for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of glazier for Arabic Speakers


Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!