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See definition of glassy on Dictionary.com
  • adj.polished, smooth
  • adj.expressionless, especially

synonyms for glassy

  • glazed
  • icy
  • shiny
  • sleek
  • burnished
  • clear
  • glazy
  • glossy
  • hyaline
  • hyaloid
  • lustrous
  • slick
  • slippery
  • transparent
  • vitreous
  • vitric

antonyms for glassy

MOST RELEVANT
  • dull
  • rough
  • rugged
  • shining
  • smiling
  • uneven
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Jani, a 4-foot plush giraffe, arrived on my doorstep in mid-July, her neck bent backwards so that she could fit in the FedEx box, her brown eyes glassy, as if still finding her bearings after a long journey at sea.
WHY IS EVERYTHING MORE EXPENSIVE RIGHT NOW? LET THIS STUFFED GIRAFFE EXPLAINALANA SEMUELSAUGUST 17, 2021TIME
The best part of having access to a small boat like a kayak is being out on the water with it—paddling through small waves just choppy enough to make the excursion feel like an adventure, or cruising across flat water that’s glassy and smooth.
FOLDING KAYAKS GIVE YOU A DOUBLE WORKOUT—BUT THEY’RE WORTH ITROB VERGERAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The moment my plane touched down on the glassy water of Naknek Lake, I felt like my heart might burst out of my chest with excitement.
IT’S GRIZZLY-VIEWING SEASON IN KATMAI NATIONAL PARKEMILY PENNINGTONJUNE 24, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I waited in the cold until eventually Elías, crouched on his knees, began to pull out chunks of a dark glassy substance.
THE CRYSTAL HUNTERS OF CHAMONIXSIMON AKAMJUNE 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The pressure to churn out enough content to entertain millions of glassy-eyed hermits, coupled with the difficulty of safely producing said content, has meant an explosion in documentary series and foreign-language imports.
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With nary a negative, one tester thought the flex might be too burly for intermediates, and a couple of reviewers noticed a glassy sound and feel on hardpack, although it didn’t seem to affect performance.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
This shallow river-fed lake can look inviting on broiling summer days, but beneath its glassy surface are extremely strong currents.
DANGER LURKS IN NATIONAL PARKS, BUT NOT NECESSARILY WHERE YOU EXPECT ITMILES HOWARDFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So let’s go see our duck, our big beautiful duck bursting with green things and stretching up to the sky like a great glassy stupa.
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The figure of the old man clutching the  violin and staring with glassy eyes into the dying fire would not away.
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I took heart, approached him, and raised the head-cloth, which had fallen over a part of his face; two glassy eyes stared at me.
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WORDS RELATED TO GLASSY

  • apparent
  • crystal
  • crystal clear
  • crystalline
  • glassy
  • limpid
  • pellucid
  • pure
  • see-through
  • thin
  • tralucent
  • translucent
  • translucid
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