able to float; buoyant:What are these floaty things in my tea?
thin and lightweight; billowy: They've used floaty, sheer fabrics for the warmer weather.
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How to use floaty in a sentence
If you stick to open slopes and ski a lot of new snow each winter, the 111 is a stout and floaty weapon.Runners-Up Review: These Powder Skis Almost Made Our 2022 Winter Buyer’s Guide | agintzler | January 9, 2022 | Outside Online
Often, the parts I remember aren’t the floaty first tracks or the rail-to-rail groomer arcs.
A superficial knowledge of tap’s giddier and gauzier manifestations — polished Broadway capering, floaty sequences in Golden Age films — might make the coincidence seem jarring.‘The Mayor of Harlem’ celebrates Bill Robinson as dance superstar, as well as social activist | Celia Wren | May 21, 2021 | Washington Post
We know nothing about his family or home life, and very little about hers, though in one of the movie’s many hyperstylized artistic touches, we see a floaty image of her with a bruised eye, an allusion to some sort of past abuse.In Cherry, a Troubled Veteran Turns to Drugs and Crime. Everyone—Including the Audience—Suffers | Stephanie Zacharek | March 12, 2021 | Time
It’s a different sensation than the feel-good, floaty vibes, brah, of bounding through powder like a dolphin rolling on dopamine.
What stand out in my mind are the mirrored closets in her bedroom filled with shimmering, floaty evening gowns and caftans.
It was just as nice to have solid things very solid, as it was to have floaty things like clouds very floaty.The Brimming Cup | Dorothy Canfield Fisher
"I expect what you need for that floaty feeling, dearie, is a good dose of calomel—" and she hurried away to prepare it.Why Joan? | Eleanor Mercein Kelly
So I tried to escape, tried to be the moon; tried to feel floaty and shining and beautiful, and—and remote.The Book of Susan | Lee Wilson Dodd
Father was like the solid ground and Mother was like the floaty clouds.The Brimming Cup | Dorothy Canfield Fisher
British Dictionary definitions for floaty
filmy and light: floaty material
capable of floating; buoyant
(of a vessel) riding high in the water; of shallow draught
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