made of or resembling floss; downy.
showily stylish; excessively ornamented or fancy.
- floss·i·ly, adverb
- floss·i·ness, noun
- un·floss·y, adjective
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How to use flossy in a sentence
Brush the flossy or bright side with a clean clothes-brush, the way of the nap.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
The forms of other actorinesI put away into the shade; All of them flossy near-blondinesFind and shall find me unafraid.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
"I am spoiled for young men, General," said flossy, extending her hand very graciously to her white-haired husband.A Life Sentence | Adeline Sergeant
The fact is, flossy, I haven't wanted to look into this thing very closely, because I do not see the remedy.Ester Ried Yet Speaking | Isabella Alden
Gracie spoke the words very gently, wondering meanwhile at the way in which this thought chimed in with hers about flossy.Ester Ried Yet Speaking | Isabella Alden
British Dictionary definitions for flossy
consisting of or resembling floss
US and Canadian slang (esp of dress) showy
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