Thesaurus

gauze

noun

Synonyms of gauze

an atmospheric condition in which suspended particles in the air rob it of its transparency
  • wrapped in the pale gauze of a misty afternoon, the city seemed eerily romantic to the strolling lovers

Synonyms for gauze

Words Related to gauze

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About gauze

Time Traveler for gauze

Time Traveler

The first known use of gauze was in 1561

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near gauze

gauntness

gauze

gauzelike

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Gauze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gauze. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on gauze

Nglish: Translation of gauze for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of gauze for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gauze

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!