gauzy


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  • adj

Synonyms for gauzy

Synonyms for gauzy

so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

Synonyms for gauzy

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The affectation of the gauzy child, and her condescension to the boys, was a sight.
The little gauzy child, having whisked her sandals into the reticule and put on a trodden-down pair of shoes, shook her head into the dowdy bonnet at one shake, and answering my inquiry whether she liked dancing by replying, "Not with boys," tied it across her chin, and went home contemptuous.
The water shone pacifically; the sky, without a speck, was a benign immensity of unstained light; the very mist on the Essex marshes was like a gauzy and radiant fabric, hung from the wooded rises inland, and draping the low shores in diaphanous folds.
The air with which she threw off this distinguished address and the toss she gave to her new bonnet (which was more gauzy than serviceable), made her sister wonder; however, she expressed her readiness to go to Harley Street, and thither they directed their steps.
Let my sister know, if you please, Mrs Merdle,' Fanny pouted, with a toss of her gauzy bonnet, 'that I had already had the honour of telling your son that I wished to have nothing whatever to say to him.
Having spent many hours observing the most stylish women on the beach, here are my findings: beach dresses/ playsuits are built for purpose, unlined, lightweight and gauzy and pom-poms and broderieanglaise are acceptable.
A melange of women's and men's fashion and home accents includes irresistible items like this gauzy knit poncho with crochet fringe from Elan that's pretty over a bikini or as a top with cutoffs ($68).
Meanwhile, Frenchman Simon Gauzy surprised everyone with an entertaining 4-2 (11-7, 9-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-6, 14-12) win over defending champion Patrick Frankiska of Germany for the boys' under-21 title.
Loose-fitting tunics with flares low over the hips and a bit of gauzy transparency here and there joined the series of fun, kicky mini-skirts.
The author and mother of two was spotted looking visibly intoxicated on Monday night, when she spilled out of both ends of a gauzy dress while leaving a West Hollywood restaurant.
Second seeds Lin Gaoyuan and Wu Jiaji also bowed out after losing in a six-game tie (11-8, 11-13, 4-11, 8-11, 11-3, 14-16) to fourth seeds Simon Gauzy and Quentin Robinot.
IN her billowing white gauzy gown, Miss Geraldine Estelle Halliwell is every inch the blushing bride - pity she is not actually at her wedding.
Summary: Among the most prevalent Western stereotypes about Muslim countries are those concerning Muslim women: doe-eyed, veiled and submissive, exotically silent, gauzy inhabitants of imagined harems, closeted behind rigid gender roles.
Set on a bare stage the only props needed were some gauzy sheets - used to create an arresting vision of a woman in a mental hospital - plus two multi-purpose wheeled boxes and a 10ft ballerina puppet.