Definition of Floaty

1. Adjective. Tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas. "A floaty scarf"

Exact synonyms: Buoyant
Similar to: Light
Derivative terms: Buoy, Buoy, Buoyancy, Float



Definition of Floaty

1. a. Swimming on the surface; buoyant; light.

Definition of Floaty

1. Adjective. (context: of a dress) lightweight, so as to rise when the wearer is walking. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: music) light, hypnotic and relaxing. ¹

3. Adjective. Having a feeling of extreme calm, as if floating through the air. ¹

4. Noun. A lilo or similar item that floats on water and can be sat on. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Floaty

1. tending to float [adj FLOATIER, FLOATIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Floaty

floating point operations
floating policy
floating ribs
floating spleen
floating villus
floating vote
floating voter
floating voters
floating votes
floatingly
floatings
floatplane
floatplanes
floats
floatstick
floaty (current term)
flob
flobbed
flobbergrast
flobbergrasted
flobbergrasting
flobbergrasts
flobbing
flobby
flobs
floc
flocced
flocci
floccillation
floccinaucinihilipilificate

Literary usage of Floaty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Stuart Tracts, 1603-1693 by Charles H (Sir) Firth (1903)
"And ships of ours were appointed to begin this service, some to keep the channel and midst of the Bay ; and others more floaty, to bear nearer the town to ..."

2. An English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History & Literature by Edward Arber (1895)
"And ships of ours were appointed to begin this service, some to keep the channel and midst of the Bay; and others more floaty, to bear nearer the town to ..."

3. Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Naval Architecture: Being the Article by Augustin Francis Bullock Creuze (1841)
"The Dutch build their ships so floaty and buoyant, they have little hold in the water in comparison to ours, which keep the better winde, and so outsail ..."

4. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society by Hakluyt Society (1888)
"... of an Exceeding Strength, and are very flatt and burthensome" (also see Rural Life in Benyal, p. 6). The Boor a ..." being a very floaty light boat, ..."

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