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English definition of “glassy”

glassy

adjective [-er/-est only]  /ˈɡlæs·i/ us  
smooth and shiny like glass: the glassy surface of the water Someone who has glassy eyes or a glassy stare has a fixed expression and seems unable to see anything: When he arrived at the hospital, his eyes were glassy and he didn’t seem to know where he was.
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