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Meaning of GLASSY

Pronunciation:  'glasee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  used of eyes lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom"
  2. [adj]  (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it; "glazed pottery"; "glassy porcelain"; "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"
  3. [adj]  resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness; "the glassy surface of the lake"; "the pavement was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather

GLASSY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: empty, glazed, shiny, smooth, vitreous, vitrified



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Glass"y\, a.
1. Made of glass; vitreous; as, a glassy substance. --Bacon.

2. Resembling glass in its properties, as in smoothness,
   brittleness, or transparency; as, a glassy stream; a
   glassy surface; the glassy deep.

3. Dull; wanting life or fire; lackluster; -- said of the
   eyes. ``In his glassy eye.'' --Byron.

{Glassy feldspar} (Min.), a variety of orthoclase; sanidine.

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