Definitions

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

  • adjective Same as glassed.
  • adjective Having a shiny surface or coating.
  • adjective Lacking liveliness; -- used of eyes.

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  • adjective Of eyes: showing no liveliness.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of glaze.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of foods) covered with a shiny coating by applying e.g. beaten egg or a sugar or gelatin mixture
  • adjective fitted or covered with glass
  • adjective (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
  • adjective having a shiny surface or coating

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It was either May or June of 1986; and what he saw was what he called the glazed look.

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  • After surviving the camp and the "death march" at the end of the war, Avey tried to tell the army about his experiences, but when he came up against what he called the "glazed eye syndrome," he gave up and kept silent for 60 years.

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  • After surviving the camp and the "death march" at the end of the war, Avey tried to tell the army about his experiences, but when he came up against what he called the "glazed eye syndrome," he gave up and kept silent for 60 years.

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  • They were like fish, their shimmering skin glazed with saltwater.

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  • He turned to face the ark and the eternal light, and began to lead the crowd in prayer in Southern-glazed Hebrew.

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  • His expression glazed as he considered this, and he fidgeted nervously.

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  • High on the shrine wall, in glazed blue and white tiles, there was, as I supposed, a Koranic quotation.

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  • High on the shrine wall, in glazed blue and white tiles, there was, as I supposed, a Koranic quotation.

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  • The smell reminded Clary of home; she sat and looked at her glistening plate of noodles, toyed with her fork, and tried not to look at Simon, who was staring at Isabelle with an expression more glazed than the General Tsos Duckling.

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  • I outdid myself with an exotic dish called glazed apple daisy that involved packaged cinnamon rolls and chopped walnuts.

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