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filmy

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1 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance
  • filmy cobwebs covering the entryway to the cellar

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2 very thin and easy to see through
  • those filmy curtains don't block out enough light

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The first known use of filmy was in 1604

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“Filmy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/filmy. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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