Definition of Gossamery

1. a. Like gossamer; flimsy.



Definition of Gossamery

1. Adjective. Like gossamer; flimsy. ¹

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Definition of Gossamery

1. resembling gossamer [adj] - See also: gossamer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gossamery

gospell
gospelled
gospeller
gospellers
gospelly
gospelmonger
gospelmongers
gospodar
gospodars
gosport
gosports
goss
gossamer
gossamerlike
gossamers
gossamery (current term)
gossan
gossaniferous
gossans
gossat
gosse
gossed
gosses
gossib
gossibs
gossing
gossip
gossip columnist
gossiped
gossiper

Literary usage of Gossamery

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"Six times his gossamery thread The wary spider threw; In vain the filmy line was sped, For powerless or untrue Each aim appeared, and back recoiled The ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"The Italian poet Marino had been reputed the greatest master of gossamery affectation in Europe. But his conceits showed the palest of rosy blushes by the ..."

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