Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Like a film; gauzy.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Harold Bindloss.