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 in a Sentence
gauzy curtains that let plenty of light through
I have only a gauzy recollection of those long-ago events.
Recent Examples of gauzy from the Web
Zendaya recently graced the Spider-Man: Homecoming press tour with a capital-L Look — an almost eye-searing pink gown with a gauzy goddess train.
In the middle of all this neon, gauzy posturing, something real has happened.
But such gauzy notions – the Washington version of magical thinking – have been part of selling every major domestic agenda proposal since Thomas Jefferson built the Cumberland Pike.
The resulting images, bracingly intimate in black-and-white stills and gauzy 16-millimeter footage, redefined the visual language of perfume.
Real tolerance is not some gauzy idea of accepting all viewpoints as equal, valid and harmless.
The robot was a gauzy, conceptual threat, filling a role that would soon come to be played in comic books by the murky dangers of nuclear energy.
Gillian Welch: Seven albums deep into their careers, Welch and partner-in-crime Dave Rawlings weave strands of harmonies around gauzy, spiritual Americana.
Behind a gauzy scrim on the other side of the stage is a white wall.
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First Known Use of gauzy
GAUZY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gauzy for English Language Learners
: light and thin : made of or resembling gauze
: not clear
GAUZY Defined for Kids
Definition of gauzy for Students
: thin and transparent like gauze gauzy curtains
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