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]
- Rhymes: -ɑːsi
Usage notesThe comparitive and superlative are not much used. For the surfing sense they're not used (conditions are either glassy or not).
blank, buffed, burnished, clear as glass, cold, dazed, deadpan, dull, empty, expressionless, finished, fishy, fixed, furbished, glace, glass, glasslike, glazed, gleaming, glossy, hyalescent, hyaline, hypnotic, icy, impassive, inexpressive, lacquered, lifeless, lustrous, poker-faced, polished, rubbed, satiny, sheeny, shellacked, shined, shining, shiny, silken, silky, sleek, slick, slippery, smarmy, smooth, staring, unexpressive, vacant, vacuous, varnished, velvety, vitreous, vitriform, void, wooden