The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

3 definitions found
 for gauzy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gauzy \Gauz"y\, a.
     Pertaining to, or resembling, gauze; thin and slight as
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous
             veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of
             dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk
             stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks" [syn:
             diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer,
             see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous,
             vapourous, cobwebby]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "gauzy":
     airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, clear, clear as crystal,
     crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, dainty, delicate, diaphane,
     diaphanous, diluted, downy, ethereal, filmy, fine, fine-drawn,
     fine-grained, finespun, flimsy, fluffy, frail, fuzzy, girlish,
     gossamer, gossamery, gracile, insubstantial, lacy, light,
     light-pervious, limpid, lucid, misty, nonopaque, papery, peekaboo,
     pellucid, pubescent, rare, rarefied, refined, revealing, satin,
     satiny, see-through, sheer, silky, slender, slenderish, slight,
     slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, small, smooth, subtle, svelte,
     sylphlike, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun,
     thinnish, threadlike, transparent, transpicuous, unclouded, vague,
     velutinous, velvety, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery,
     weak, willowy, wiredrawn, wispy

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229