lacy

adjective
\ ˈlā-sē \
variants: or less commonly
lacier; laciest

Definition of lacy 

: resembling or consisting of lace

Examples of lacy in a Sentence

The flower's petals are lacy and delicate.

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Part power suit, part boudoir dressing, the lacy number featured a classic double-breasted jacket in wool silk and a lace skirt with peekaboo panels. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Ashley Graham Redefines Power Dressing in Alexander McQueen," 5 July 2018 For the reception, Cuoco changed into a lacy white jumpsuit while Cook continued wearing a traditional suit with a black tie. Tyler Mccarthy, Fox News, "'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco marries Karl Cook in horse-themed ceremony," 1 July 2018 Heidi Klum: On purpose Model Heidi Klum did not seem to mind showing off her lacy bra during a heat wave in New York City. Fox News, "Wardrobe whoopsies: On purpose, or an accident?," 29 June 2018 Leslie and her father Sebastian arrived by car, her father sporting a traditional kilt while Leslie herself donned a stunning, lacy white dress. Emma Stefansky, Vanities, "The Game of Thrones Family Gathers at Kit Harington and Rose Leslie’s Wedding," 23 June 2018 Sarah Paulson as a pink contessa in Valentino, Mia Wasikowska all lacy edginess in Christian Dior—and by day the look was loose tailoring and long brush-be-damned hair (Emily Ratajkowsli in Ami). Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "10 Best Dressed: Week of June 18, 2018," 18 June 2018 The namesake nene potstickers are connected by a lacy batter on top and filled with shiitake or pork. Sarah Fritsche, SFChronicle.com, "Best new restaurants and bars to visit in the Mission right now," 17 June 2018 But there were Asian references, too — think Mandarin collars, frog closures, and lacy surgical masks. refinery29.com, "Alexander Wang Celebrates His Immigrant Roots With ‘Collection One’," 4 June 2018 Adults and larvae chew on leaves from beneath, leaving behind a lacy appearance. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "10 Most Destructive Garden Insects And How To Get Rid Of Them," 3 June 2016

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First Known Use of lacy

1804, in the meaning defined above

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lacy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of lacy

: made of lace

: resembling lace

lacy

adjective
\ ˈlā-sē \
lacier; laciest

Kids Definition of lacy

: resembling or made of lace a lacy curtain lacy flower petals

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