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Filmy synonyms
fĭl'mē
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Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
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  1. Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
  2. Thin, light, and transparent, like gauze; diaphanous
  3. Having the qualities of gauze; light, thin, transparent, hazy
Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
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  1. Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
  2. Light, thin, and insubstantial:
  3. Lacking plausibility; unconvincing:
So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent
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  1. So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent
  2. Of such fine composition as to be easily damaged or broken; delicate:
  3. Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
Sheer, light, or delicate:
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  1. Sheer, light, or delicate:
Characterized by or covered with mist
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  1. Characterized by or covered with mist
  2. Consisting of or marked by mist:
  3. Blurred or dimmed, as by mist; indistinct
Marked with indistinct masses or streaks:
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  1. Marked with indistinct masses or streaks:
  2. Covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast.
  3. Not transparent or clear.
Weak or diminished; feeble:
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  1. Weak or diminished; feeble:
  2. Not bright; somewhat dark
  3. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
(Bot.) Growing in the air instead of in soil or water
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  1. (Bot.) Growing in the air instead of in soil or water
  2. Of, for, or by means of aircraft:
  3. Like air; light as air
Ethereal.
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  1. Ethereal.
  2. (Poetic) aerial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary.
  3. (Old Poet.) Airy; unsubstantial; visionary
Light as air; delicate; graceful
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  1. Light as air; delicate; graceful
  2. (Painting) Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.
  3. Light or delicate:
Vague or indistinct; airy
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  1. Vague or indistinct; airy
  2. Of such fine composition as to be easily damaged or broken; delicate:
  3. Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
Very light; airy; delicate
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  1. Very light; airy; delicate
  2. (Chem.) Of, like, or containing ether, esp. if mixed with an essential oil
  3. Extremely light or delicate:
Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
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  1. Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
  2. Thin, light, and transparent, like gauze; diaphanous
  3. Having the qualities of gauze; light, thin, transparent, hazy
Sheer, light, or delicate:
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  1. Sheer, light, or delicate:
  1. Like gossamer; flimsy.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Very thin; transparent; diaphanous
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  1. Very thin; transparent; diaphanous
  2. Completely such, without qualification or exception:
  3. Thin, fine, and translucent:
So fine in texture or open in mesh that objects on the other side may be seen relatively clearly; sheer; gauzy; diaphanous
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  1. So fine in texture or open in mesh that objects on the other side may be seen relatively clearly; sheer; gauzy; diaphanous
  2. So fine in texture that it can be seen through; sheer.
  3. Capable of transmitting light so that objects or images can be seen as if there were no intervening material.
Full of vapor; foggy; misty
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  1. Full of vapor; foggy; misty
  2. Like, having the nature of, or characteristic of vapor
  3. Fleeting, unsubstantial, fanciful, etc.
Vaporous.
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Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
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  1. Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
  2. Obscure; vague; not clear
  3. Not transparent or clear.
Not bright; somewhat dark
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  1. Not bright; somewhat dark
  2. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
  3. Weak or diminished; feeble:
Somewhat vague, obscure, confused, or indefinite
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  1. Somewhat vague, obscure, confused, or indefinite
  2. Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
  3. Marked by the presence of haze; misty:
Vague; hazy:
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  1. Vague; hazy:
  2. Consisting of or marked by mist:
  3. Blurred or dimmed, as by mist; indistinct
Find another word for filmy. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for filmy, like: gauzy, flimsy, diaphanous, gossamer, misty, cloudy, dim, coated, sheer, hazy and aerial.