Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a glassy manner; in such a way as to resemble glass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb So as to resemble glass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a glassy manner

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Examples

  • Katrantzou's first catwalk show was inspired by a quote from Coco Chanel, "A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no future": she created body-sized perfume-bottle prints that appeared to curve glassily around the hips – the darker spaces sculpted the body.

    Prints and the revolution: fashion designer Mary Katrantzou

  • As Corliss felt his pulse, his eyes fluttered open and stared glassily.

    CHAPTER 25

  • Even on the Tunisian side of the border, most Libyans driving in and out smiled glassily, saying that everything inside their country was "good" but offering no details.

    Businessman escapes Libya posing as Gaddafi loyalist

  • Even on the Tunisian side of the border, most Libyans driving in and out smiled glassily, saying that everything inside their country was "good" but offering no details.

    Businessman escapes Libya posing as Gaddafi loyalist

  • Out of the Blue's "Dead Gnome" line features garden gnomes with pistols in their mouths, or holding up the dripping heads of decapitated brethren, industriously sawing their own hands off, hanging from a gibbet, grinning glassily at the arrow that's pierced their heads, and so on.

    Boing Boing

  • The ad showed a lovely photograph of the actor Rachel Weisz, her skin glassily, fantastically smooth.

    The Saturday interview: Jo Swinson, Liberal Democrat MP

  • Her dark and fiery eyes gazed glassily at the intricately carved ceiling.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • Her dark and fiery eyes gazed glassily at the intricately carved ceiling.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • Her dark and fiery eyes gazed glassily at the intricately carved ceiling.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • Nonetheless, a friend wanted to go, so I went, and I stared glassily at the high-res videogame up there on that IMAX screen, for what seemed like ten hours.

    Gregory Weinkauf: Avatar: Why Cameron's Flick Kinda Actually Sucks

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