from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characteristic of or resembling glass.
- adj. Lifeless; expressionless: "the face changing to a demon's face with a fixed glassy grin” ( Katherine Anne Porter).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or like glass, in particular smooth and (somewhat) reflective.
- adj. Dull, expressionless
- adj. Absence of any chop on the water, making it smooth like glass. Swell creating breaking waves may still be present, glassy doesn't imply complete flatness.
- n. glass marble
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Made of glass; vitreous.
- adj. Resembling glass in its properties, as in smoothness, brittleness, or transparency
- adj. Dull; wanting life or fire; lackluster; -- said of the eyes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling or of the nature of glass; vitreous: as, a glassy substance.
- Resembling glass in some quality, as smoothness, brittleness, transparency, or power of reflecting; hence, as applied to the eye or glance, having a fixed, unintelligent stare, as in idiocy, stupidity, spasm, terror, insanity, or death.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness
- adj. (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
- adj. (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it
glass + -y (Wiktionary)