gauzy


gauzy

adjective \ˈg-zē\

: light and thin : made of or resembling gauze

: not clear

gauz·i·ergauz·i·est

Full Definition of GAUZY

1
:  made of or resembling gauze <gauzy wings>
2
:  marked by vagueness, elusiveness, or fuzziness <his gauzy memory of the events> <a gauzy melody>
3
:  tending to be or make romantic <gauzy optimism>

Examples of GAUZY

  1. <gauzy curtains that let plenty of light through>
  2. <I have only a gauzy recollection of those long-ago events.>

First Known Use of GAUZY

1760

Rhymes with GAUZY

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