\ ˈflä-sē How to pronounce flossy (audio) , ˈflȯ- \
flossier; flossiest

Definition of flossy

1 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of floss
2 : stylish or glamorous especially at first impression flossy new hotels

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Other Words from flossy

flossily \ ˈflä-​sə-​lē How to pronounce flossy (audio) , ˈflȯ-​ \ adverb

Examples of flossy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the look was certainly bold and unforgettable on the runway, Lipa was one of the first celebrities to bring the flossy look to the street, first appearing in a string-thing in a pair of baggy jeans back in October. Vogue, "Dua Lipa Gives Her Dress a Saucy Twist With an Exposed Thong," 11 Jan. 2021 And while the thong is certainly having a flossy moment, the exposed bra strap seems like a more accessible alternative that still taps into that good ’ol noughties nostalgia. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Gigi Hadid Revives the ’00s Bra Strap Reveal," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of flossy

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 Jan 2021

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“Flossy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flossy. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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