from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a white eye, or one which in some other respect, as texture or fixedness, is likened to glass or to a glass eye; wall-eyed; goggle-eyed.


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  • Those memories always end the same way, with me staring glass-eyed at the chalkboard and giggling whenever the teacher mentioned dangling participles.

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  • Drown them drown them drown them in rum, flood them out at three in the morning to ashen glass-eyed faces.

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  • If you looked at a photo of the three instances of my face present at that moment of capture (mine, my jaw aching with something like anger; my face on the stole, a glass-eyed Edvard Munch caricature; and my living future face, the cheeks still fat but now scored with deep lines), I think you'd have to conclude that the captive looked most at peace.

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  • Not only does it feel right, but it feels genuine as, much like Cameron's success in Avatar's presentation of performance capture, the head-rigging captures every bit of an actor's performance, especially on the face, which avoids the glass-eyed, moving doll look that Robert Zemeckis can't seem to avoid.

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  • And Ann herself has a defender in glass-eyed Clinton Tyree, formerly governor and now a vigilante-style nemesis to the developers who are turning Florida's wilderness into cinder blocks and asphalt.

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  • With seven glass-eyed tramps and twenty beagles I hide

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  • With seven glass-eyed tramps and twenty beagles I hide

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  • With seven glass-eyed tramps and twenty beagles I hide

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  •            A hard change, inhabiting these glass-eyed steel towers.


  • She tries to see her mother's face but all she can see is Kelly Chisolm's glass-eyed face looking her up and down.

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