Glassy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡlæsi|  American pronunciation of the word glassy
Brit.  |ˈɡlɑːsi|  British pronunciation of the word glassy

adjective

- resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness

the glassy surface of the lake
the pavement was...glassy with water

- (used of eyes) lacking liveliness(syn: glazed)

a glassy stare

- (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it(syn: vitreous, vitrified)

glassy porcelain

Examples

the glassy surface of the lake

He was gazing out the window with a glassy stare.

the pavement was...glassy with water

His glassy stare made my flesh creep.

with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare

the water was a glassy smoothness

Word forms

adjective
comparative: glassier
superlative: glassiest
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