being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance <fairies are usually depicted as wearing gossamer or tattered clothing>
resembling air in lightness <the gossamer veil seemed to float about the bride as she walked down the aisle> Related Words cobwebby
Near Antonyms firm
very thin and easy to see through <didn't see the gossamer spider webs until the sun hit them just right> Related Words peekaboo
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