flossy

adjective
\ 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 flossily (audio) , ˈflȯ-​ \ adverb

Examples of flossy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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“Flossy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flossy. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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