Definition of Gauzy

1. Adjective. So thin as to transmit light. "Vaporous silks"




Definition of Gauzy

1. a. Pertaining to, or resembling, gauze; thin and slight as gauze.

Definition of Gauzy

1. Adjective. having the qualities of gauze; light, thin, transparent, hazy ¹

2. Adjective. ''figuratively'' light, giving the effect of haze ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gauzy

1. resembling gauze [adj GAUZIER, GAUZIEST] : GAUZILY [adv] - See also: gauze

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gauzy

gaussian distribution
gaussianities
gaussmeter
gaussoids
gauze
gauze bandage
gauze mat
gauzelike
gauzes
gauzier
gauziest
gauzily
gauziness
gauzinesses
gauzing
gauzy (current term)
gavage
gavaged
gavages
gavaging
gave
gave a bad name
gave away
gave birth
gave forth
gave head
gave in
gave it some welly
gave off
gave out

Literary usage of Gauzy

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1. The Sunday Magazine (1872)
"There she is, a little in shadow, all in a soft mist of gauzy white, the sunlight just kissing her here and there, just touching the passionflowers falling ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"The quality of being gauzy ; gauzy texture or appearance. ... The exquisite nautilus floated past us, with ita gauzy sail set, looking like a thin slice out ..."

3. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"... The bees that buzzed, the gnats that dreamed, The flitting, gauzy things of June ; The plain, far-off, like misty ocean, Or, cloud-land bound, ..."

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