1. Made of glass; vitreous; as, a glassy substance.
2. Resembling glass in its properties, as in smoothness, brittleness, or transparency; as, a glassy stream; a glassy surface; the glassy deep.
3. Dull; wanting life or fire; lackluster; -- said of the eyes. “In his glassy eye.”
Glassy feldspar Min., a variety of orthoclase; sanidine.
adj 1: resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness;
"the glassy surface of the lake"; "the pavement
was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather
2: used of eyes lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy
stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom" [syn: glazed]
3: (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by
fusing a vitreous solution to it; "glazed pottery";
"glassy porcelain"; "hard vitreous china used for plumbing
fixtures" [syn: vitreous, vitrified]
[also: glassiest, glassier]