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glad-hand (informal) to greet in a hearty but insincere manner.
gladiator a man in ancient Rome who fought, often to the death and usu. under compulsion, for the amusement of an audience. [3 definitions]
gladiola gladiolus.
gladiolus any of numerous plants of the iris family that have colorful flowers growing on long, erect stems, or a flower or a stem of flowers from such a plant.
gladsome inducing happiness or gladness. [2 definitions]
Gladstone bag a hinged piece of luggage that opens flat to two compartments of equal size.
glair the raw white of an egg used in glazing or sizing, or a similar viscous substance.
glamorize to cause to be glamorous. [2 definitions]
glamorous full of or characterized by fascination, allure, or excitement.
glamour a quality of excitement, desirability, and compelling attractiveness in one's appearance or manner.
glamourless combined form of glamour.
glance to look quickly. [6 definitions]
gland any of various organs or cells that produce secretions in a living organism. [2 definitions]
glanders (used with a sing. verb) a contagious disease of horses, mules, and the like that is communicable to humans and is characterized by a mucous discharge from the nostrils and ulcers or swellings in the respiratory tract and lymph nodes.
glandless combined form of gland.
glandular of, having, or resembling a gland or glands. [2 definitions]
glandular fever see infectious mononucleosis.
glans the rounded tip of the clitoris or penis.
glare1 a steady, blinding light. [6 definitions]
glare2 a smooth, glassy surface of or like ice.
glaring blindingly bright. [4 definitions]