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.

Recent Examples on the Web

This mass plus-size retailer recently partnered with plus model, Tara Lynn, on a range of glamorous lingerie that plus women and femmes can feel beautiful in — from hip-hugging panties that accentuate curves to lacy bras that fit comfortably. Shammara Lawrence, Teen Vogue, "9 Size-Inclusive Lingerie Brands to Support Instead of Victoria's Secret," 14 Nov. 2018 Holmes wore a lacy white blouse and cropped blue jeans with a pair of understated Chloé ballet flats. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Katie Holmes' Chloé​ Ballet Flats Are the Most Versatile Shoes Around," 3 Aug. 2018 Something felt unbalanced, as if a stealth assault had been made on the limbic system, the lacy cortical network that forms the architecture of our primal needs and emotions: pleasure, anger, fear. Guy Trebay, Condé Nast Traveler, "In the Heart of Navajo Lands," 19 Oct. 2018 From left: The Row’s sheer layers of chicness; Thick navy knots show Rei Kawakubo’s mastery at Comme des Garçons; Simone Rocha’s silk taffeta garment, topped off with a lacy veil; an off-the-shoulder gown at Valentino. Rory Satran, WSJ, "Next Year’s Most Wearable Women’s Trends," 5 Oct. 2018 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

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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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