Synonyms and Antonyms of gossamery
being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance
- That gossamery dress should be washed gently by hand so it doesn't rip.
resembling air in lightness
- a gossamery feather floating on the breeze
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
- Use this gossamery cheesecloth to strain the liquid out of the cottage cheese.
clear, crystal, crystalline, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid
dainty, delicate, flimsy, fragile, frail, insubstantial, unsubstantial