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glassy

[ glas-ee, glah-see ]
/ 藞gl忙s i, 藞gl蓱 si /
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adjective, glass路i路er, glass路i路est.
resembling glass, as in transparency or smoothness.
expressionless; dull: glassy eyes; a glassy stare.
of the nature of glass; vitreous.
noun, plural glass路ies.
Also glassie. Marbles. a marble used as a shooter.
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Origin of glassy

First recorded in 1350鈥1400, glassy is from the Middle English word glasy.See glass, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM glassy

glass路i路ly, adverbglass路i路ness, nounun路glass路y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for glassy

glassy
/ (藞伞l蓱藧s瑟) /

adjective glassier or glassiest
resembling glass, esp in smoothness, slipperiness, or transparency
void of expression, life, or warmtha glassy stare

Derived forms of glassy

glassily, adverbglassiness, noun
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