flossy

Part of speech: adjective

Of, pertaining to, or like floss; light; downy.

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Usage examples "flossy":

  1. The balloon has to split automatically and to scatter the youngsters and their flossy mattress all mixed up together. - "The Life of the Spider", J. Henri Fabre.
  2. Bunky and Othello have both decided to bark at my chemiselets and skirtlets in one,- maybe they think they are too flossy to be concealed. - "Letters of a Dakota Divorcee", Jane Burr.
  3. The fair hair, lying on the pillow, recalled to her the short flossy curls of the little girl who had clung to her skirts, who had had but one thought-" mamma." - "The Front Yard", Constance Fenimore Woolson.