gauzy

Part of speech: adjective

Thin and diaphanous- like gauze.

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Usage examples "gauzy":

  1. As they danced past the place where Hallie and I were sitting he was holding his partner's gauzy train in his long, fine fingers, and they went by us laughing. - "The Other Side of the Door", Lucia Chamberlain.
  2. He had observed their deftly combed and curled little heads, their jewel- laden hands- hands that had waved big feather- fans to and fro over the gauzy stuff of their gowns. - "Their Son; The Necklace", Eduardo Zamacois.
  3. But she was a brave Princess; so she soon stopped crying, spread her gauzy wings, and flew across the garden and up over the marble terraces and in at the library window of the palace. - "Oswald Bastable and Others", Edith Nesbit.