What does the word filmy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Filminess.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Like a film; gauzy.

Usage examples for filmy

  1. The mere fact that her filmy white dress was of the fashion in vogue before the Revolution should prove her identity to the reader. – Her Weight in Gold by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. The deodars sank waist deep into filmy shadow, and the yellow afterlight lay silently among the branches. – The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  3. At last he turned, and strode forward impulsively as the girl he waited for came down the stairway in a filmy dress of lace- like texture that rustled softly as it flowed about her. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss