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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being gossamer or see-through.

Usage examples (28)
  • Adjective : sheer stockings. ,We drilled a hundred feet through sheer rock. ,sheer nonsense. ,a sheer descent of rock
  • Adverb : ran sheer into the thick of battle
  • This gave them sheerness and strength at the same time.
  • The height and the sheerness of the dark cliff took Justin's breath away. for more
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