filmy

play
adjective \ˈfil-mē\

Definition of filmy

filmier

filmiest

  1. 1 :  of, resembling, or composed of film :  gauzy <filmy draperies>

  2. 2 :  covered with a haze or film

filmily

play \-mə-lē\ adverb

filminess

play \-mē-nəs\ noun

Examples of filmy in a sentence

  1. <filmy cobwebs covering the entryway to the cellar>

  2. <those filmy curtains don't block out enough light>

1584

First Known Use of filmy

1584


FILMY Defined for English Language Learners

filmy

play
adjective \ˈfil-mē\

Definition of filmy for English Language Learners

  • : very thin and light


FILMY Defined for Kids

filmy

play
adjective \ˈfil-mē\

Definition of filmy for Students

filmier

filmiest

  1. :  very thin and light <filmy curtains>



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