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filmy

[ fil-mee ]
/ ˈfɪl mi /
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adjective, film·i·er, film·i·est.
thin and light; fine and gauzy: a gown of a filmy material.
hazy or misty; glazed: filmy eyes.
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Origin of filmy

First recorded in 1595–1605; film + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM filmy

film·i·ly, adverbfilm·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for filmy

filmy
/ (ˈfɪlmɪ) /

adjective filmier or filmiest
composed of or resembling film; transparent or gauzy
covered with or as if with a film; hazy; blurred

Derived forms of filmy

filmily, adverbfilminess, noun
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