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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - So thin as to transmit light.

Usage examples (30)
  • The morning mist rests lightly on chimneys and roofs and walls, wreathes the lamp-posts, and floats in gauzy streamers down the streets.
  • Dressed in gauzy white tunics, they move with a girlish sweetness that identifies them as the nymphs from Nijinsky's L'Après-Midi d'un Faune.
  • I saw a goddess of a woman from India over six feet tall, all legs, in gauzy white blouse unbuttoned down to her chest and up to her diaphragm.
  • I must be getting old, because this pattern from the 1980s is engendering a kind of gauzy nostalgia instead of nausea in me. for more
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