glassy-eyed

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glassy-eyed

Having a lifeless or dull gaze, typically because one is ill or intoxicated. You're looking pretty glassy-eyed—are you sure you don't have a fever? Last time I saw them, they were at the bar down the street and looking glassy-eyed.

glass(y)-eyed

mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated; drugged or suffering from an illness. Mary is looking sort of glassy-eyed, and it’s only midnight.
References in classic literature ?
The whole race he represented as having evidently been, in life, what he called "stuffed people"--a large collection, glassy eyed, set up in the most approved manner on their various twigs and perches, very correct, perfectly free from animation, and always in glass cases.
Jerry and I waited for Maria to answer, being part-Italian, but both ladies had been instantly seduced and stared at him glassy eyed. They remained in a trance while he ignored our passports and chatted them up.
Drawing largely from the latest album, How Many picked the flesh from the bones of Nick Cave's former band The Birthday Party, and Glassy Eyed, Dormant and Veiled made the venue feel like some really cool Berlin club that might feature in a Wim Wenders film.
However, according to TMZ, the actor now claims his glassy eyed, exhausted look was actually a sign he's cleaning up his act.
One shows her glassy eyed as she lies naked on a bed, legs in the air and hands clasped behind her thighs.
GLASSY EYED: Pupil Ben Parker (right) tries on some of the specs destined to be sent to Uganda.
I get glassy eyed from reading innumerable postings that have nothing to say - a vast echo canyon, endlessly repeating calls from people who want to hear their own voices.
During his time in office he has mastered tapping a glass with a pen when anyone else speaks and perfected the glassy eyed, fixed smile for photos when presenting awards.
Yesterday at 6.30pm I experienced a Damascene revelation, as I slumped glassy eyed in front of my television...
Washington, Feb 22 ( ANI ): Whitney Houston's daughter almost didn't make it to the singer's burial and looked 'wasted' and 'glassy eyed', according to sources.