adjective \ˈbi-ənt, ˈbü-yənt\

: able to float

: able to cause things to float

: happy and confident

Full Definition of BUOYANT

:  having buoyancy: as
a :  capable of floating
b :  cheerful, gay
c :  capable of maintaining a satisfactorily high level <a buoyant economy>
buoy·ant·ly adverb

Examples of BUOYANT

  1. Warm air is more buoyant than cool air.
  2. The actors were buoyant as they prepared for the evening's performance.

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