glare VERB 1) stare in an angry or fierce way. 2) shine with a strong or dazzling light. 3) (glaring) highly obvious or conspicuous.
NOUN 1) a fierce or angry stare. 2) strong and dazzling light.
DERIVATIVES glaringly adverb glary adjective.
ORIGIN from Dutch and Low German glaren 'to gleam or glare' .

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  • glary — bur·glary; glary; …   English syllables

  • glary — adjective (glarier; est) Date: 1578 having a dazzling brightness ; glaring …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glary — glary1 glariness, n. /glair ee/, adj., glarier, glariest. harshly brilliant; glaring. [1625 35; GLARE1 + Y1] glary2 /glair ee/, adj., glarier, glariest. smooth and slippery, as ice. [1560 70; GLARE2 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • glary — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Extemely bright: brilliant, glaring. See LIGHT …   English dictionary for students

  • glary — gyral …   Anagrams dictionary

  • glary — glar•y [[t]ˈglɛər i[/t]] adj. glar•i•er, glar•i•est harshly bright • Etymology: 1625–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • glary — /ˈglɛəri/ (say glairree) adjective brilliant; glaring. {glare1 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • glary — adjective shining intensely the blazing sun blinding headlights dazzling snow fulgent patterns of sunlight the glaring sun • Syn: ↑blazing, ↑blinding, ↑dazz …   Useful english dictionary

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