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vapory

[vey-puh-ree]
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adjective
  1. vaporous.
  2. vaporish.
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Origin of vapory

First recorded in 1590–1600; vapor + -y1
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Examples from the Web for vapory

Historical Examples

  • It is only the form of St. Vincent, bathed in vapory gold by the sun.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

    Lafcadio Hearn

  • Evaporation is the changing of a solid or liquid body to a vapory form.

  • The vapory masses above the strait may cause the pictures to be surrounded by a colored line.

    Asiatic Breezes

    Oliver Optic

  • The crêpe will be as a cloud thrown over the dress—a transparent, vapory, impalpable cloud.

  • His presence is surmised only when he has disappeared, generally leaving behind him a vapory cloud.