Glassy

  • 1Glassy — Glass y, a. 1. Made of glass; vitreous; as, a glassy substance. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling glass in its properties, as in smoothness, brittleness, or transparency; as, a glassy stream; a glassy surface; the glassy deep. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 2glassy — [adj1] polished, smooth burnished, clear, glazed, glazy, glossy, hyaline, hyaloid, icy, lustrous, shiny, sleek, slick, slippery, transparent, vitreous, vitric; concept 606 Ant. dull, rough, rugged, uneven glassy [adj2] expressionless, especially… …

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  • 3glassy — [glas′ē, gläs′ē] adj. glassier, glassiest [ME glasi] 1. like glass, as in smoothness or transparency 2. expressionless or lifeless [a glassy stare] glassily adv. glassiness n …

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  • 4glassy — late 14c., from GLASS (Cf. glass) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …

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  • 5glassy — ► ADJECTIVE (glassier, glassiest) 1) of or resembling glass. 2) (of a person s eyes or expression) showing no interest or animation. DERIVATIVES glassily adverb …

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  • 6glassy — [[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 …

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  • 7glassy — UK [ˈɡlɑːsɪ] / US [ˈɡlæsɪ] adjective Word forms glassy : adjective glassy comparative glassier superlative glassiest 1) showing no interest or emotion, for example because of illness or drugs a glassy stare 2) smooth and shiny like glass The… …

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  • 8glassy — /ˈglasi/ (say glahsee) adjective (glassier, glassiest) 1. resembling glass, as in transparency, smoothness, etc. 2. (of a feature, expression, etc.) fixed and unresponsive: a glassy stare. 3. of the nature of glass; vitreous. –noun Also, glassey …

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  • 9glassy — glassily, adv. glassiness, n. /glas ee, glah see/, adj., glassier, glassiest, n., pl. glassies. adj. 1. resembling glass, as in transparency or smoothness. 2. expressionless; dull: glassy eyes; a glassy stare. 3. of the nature of glass; vitreous …

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  • 10glassy — glass|y [ˈgla:si US ˈglæsi] adj 1.) smooth and shining, like glass ▪ the glassy surface of the lake 2.) glassy eyes show no feeling or understanding, and do not move …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11glassy — glass|y [ glæsi ] adjective 1. ) smooth and shiny like glass: The water was green and glassy. 2. ) showing no interest or emotion, for example because of illness or drugs: a glassy stare …

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  • 12glassy — adjective 1 smooth and shining, like glass: the glassy green waters of the Hudson River 2 glassy eyes/stare eyes that show no feeling or understanding, and do not move …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13glassy — adjective 1) the glassy surface of the lake Syn: smooth, mirrorlike, gleaming, shiny, glossy, polished, vitreous; slippery, icy; clear, transparent, translucent; calm, still, flat Ant …

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  • 14glassy — eye·glassy; glassy; …

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  • 15glassy — glass•y [[t]ˈglæs i, ˈglɑ si[/t]] adj. glass•i•er, glass•i•est 1) resembling glass, as in transparency or smoothness 2) expressionless; dull: glassy eyes; a glassy stare[/ex] 3) of the nature of glass; vitreous • Etymology: 1350–1400 glass′i•ly,… …

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  • 16glassy — adj. & n. adj. (glassier, glassiest) 1 of or resembling glass, esp. in smoothness. 2 (of the eye, the expression, etc.) abstracted; dull; fixed (fixed her with a glassy stare). n. (also glassie) Austral. a glass marble. Phrases and idioms: the… …

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  • 17glassy — adjective (glassier; est) Date: 14th century 1. resembling or made of glass 2. having little animation ; dull, lifeless < glassy eyes > • glassily adverb • glassiness noun …

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  • 18glassy — adjective a) Of or like glass, in particular smooth and (somewhat) reflective. Glassy eyes suggest a broken spirit b) Dull, expressionless …

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  • 19glassy — adj. Glassy is used with these nouns: ↑eye, ↑surface …

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  • 20glassy — adj 1. vitreous, vitric, vitriform, crystal, crystalline, glasslike; clear, crystal clear, transparent, transpicuous, lucid, limpid, pellucid, translucent, diaphanous; mirrorlike, reflective, reflecting, glossy, shiny, shining, gleaming,&#8230; …

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