glassy-eyed
adjective Date: 1847 marked by or having glassy eyes

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  • glassy-eyed — adj having eyes that do not move or show any expression …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glassy-eyed — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : marked by or having glassy eyes a book so dull it makes anyone glassy eyed in five minutes * * * /glas ee uyd , glah see /, adj. having a dull, dazed, or uncomprehending expression; staring fixedly. [1890 95] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glassy eyed — dazed, not alert    When I saw him he was glassy eyed. I think he was drunk …   English idioms

  • glassy-eyed — adjective having still eyes and an expression that shows no feeling or understanding: They had him doped up. He was sort of glassy eyed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • glassy-eyed — adjective Having a fixed stare and a wide eyed appearance, due to boredom, lack of emotion, attention or interest, etc …   Wiktionary

  • glassy-eyed — glas|sy eyed [ ,glæsi aıd ] adjective showing no interest or emotion in your eyes, for example because of illness or drugs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glassy-eyed — glass′y eyed adj. cvb having a dazed, uncomprehending expression …   From formal English to slang

  • glassy-eyed — /glas ee uyd , glah see /, adj. having a dull, dazed, or uncomprehending expression; staring fixedly. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • glassy-eyed — UK [ˌɡlɑːsɪ ˈaɪd] / US [ˌɡlæsɪ ˈaɪd] adjective showing no interest or emotion in your eyes, for example because of illness or drugs …   English dictionary

  • glassy — [[t]glɑ͟ːsi, glæ̱si[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as glassy, you mean that it is very smooth and shiny, like glass. [WRITTEN] The water was glassy. ...glassy green pebbles. 2) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone s eyes or expression …   English dictionary

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