glary

1
[ glair-ee ]
/ ˈglɛər i /

adjective, glar·i·er, glar·i·est.

harshly brilliant; glaring.

Origin of glary

1
First recorded in 1625–35; glare1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM glary

glar·i·ness, noun

Definition for glary (2 of 2)

glary2
[ glair-ee ]
/ ˈglɛər i /

adjective, glar·i·er, glar·i·est.

smooth and slippery, as ice.

Origin of glary

2
First recorded in 1560–70; glare2 + -y1
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Examples from the Web for glary

  • The neglected artichokes had shot, and their glary seed-balls rose as high as his chin like gigantic thistles.

    The Firebrand|S. R. Crockett
  • Against that green the red of Brinnaria's gown showed strident and glary, for Brinnaria was sitting on his lap.

    The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White
  • The frozen expanse stretched steel-white, glary and glistening, a solid sheet of ice.

  • And hate to get up in the morning, too— To pull the coverlet from your frost-bit nose, And touch the glary matting with your toes!

    The Daughter of the Storage|William Dean Howells