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
Gillian Welch: Seven albums deep into their careers, Welch and partner-in-crime Dave Rawlings weave strands of harmonies around gauzy, spiritual Americana.
Yet as the Billboard Music Awards magenta carpet revealed, there are still a lot of nods to full transparency, especially of the gauzy black variety.
Horizontal trusses support hanging fabric screens, which can be sturdy enough to hold a whiteboard or gauzy enough to see through.
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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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