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Definition 1: (used of eyes) lacking liveliness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where glassy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • empty eyes
  • a glassy stare
  • his eyes were glazed over with boredom

Synonyms for glassy in the sense of this definition

(glassy is similar to ...) holding or containing nothing

"an empty glass" "an empty room" "full of empty seats" "empty hours"

Definition 2: (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where glassy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glazed pottery
  • glassy porcelain
  • hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures

Synonyms for glassy in the sense of this definition

(glassy is similar to ...) having a shiny surface or coating

"glazed fabrics" "glazed doughnuts"

(glassy belongs to category ...) the art of making and decorating pottery

Definition 3: resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where glassy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(glassy is similar to ...) having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities

"smooth skin" "a smooth tabletop" "smooth fabric" "a smooth road" "water as smooth as a mirror"

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