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"glassy" in American English

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glassyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈɡlæs·i/
smooth and ​shiny like ​glass: the glassy ​surface of the ​water Someone who has glassy ​eyes or a glassy ​stare has a ​fixedexpression and ​seemsunable to ​see anything: When he ​arrived at the ​hospital, his ​eyes were glassy and he didn’t ​seem to ​know where he was.
(Definition of glassy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"glassy" in British English

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glassyadjective

uk   /ˈɡlɑː.si/  us   /ˈɡlæs.i/
  • glassy adjective (EYES)

If someone's ​eyes are glassy, they have a ​fixedexpression and ​seemunable to ​see anything: Her ​eyes were glassy and her ​skinpale.
(Definition of glassy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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