Synonyms and Antonyms of gossamer
being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance
- Fairies are usually depicted as wearing gossamer or tattered clothing.
resembling air in lightness
- The gossamer veil seemed to float about the bride as she walked down the aisle.
cobwebby, dainty, delicate, diaphanous, downy, feathery, flimsy, gauzelike, gauzy, insubstantial, tender, wispy
buoyant, lighter-than-air, lightweight, rarefied, unsubstantial, weightless
firm, solid, substantial
bulky, burdensome, cumbersome, hefty, hulking, lumpish, ponderous, unwieldy, weighty
very thin and easy to see through
- I didn't see the gossamer spider webs until the sun hit them just right.
clear, crystal, crystalline, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid
dainty, delicate, flimsy, fragile, frail, insubstantial, unsubstantial