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EnglishEdit

 
a glassy building.

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English glasy, equivalent to glass +‎ -y. Compare Saterland Frisian glääsich (glassy), Dutch glazig (glassy), German Low German glasig (glassy), German glasig (glassy).

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AdjectiveEdit

glassy (comparative glassier, superlative glassiest)

  1. Of or like glass, especially in being smooth and somewhat reflective.
  2. Dull; expressionless.
    the glassy eyes of a person in a trance
  3. (surfing, of water, not comparable) Lacking any chop; smooth and mostly flat.

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NounEdit

glassy (plural glassies)

  1. (Ulster) Glass marble.

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