glassy

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English[edit]

a glassy building.

Etymology[edit]

glass +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

glassy (comparative glassier, superlative glassiest)

  1. Of or like glass, in particular smooth and (somewhat) reflective.
  2. Dull, expressionless
    Glassy eyes suggest a broken spirit
  3. (surfing, of water, not comparable) Lacking any chop; smooth and mostly flat.

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Noun[edit]

glassy (plural glassies)

  1. (Ulster) glass marble

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