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adjective, gauz·i·er, gauz·i·est.
  1. like gauze; transparently thin and light.
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Origin of gauzy

First recorded in 1790–1800; gauze + -y1
Related formsgauz·i·ly, adverbgauz·i·ness, noun
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adjective gauzier or gauziest
  1. resembling gauze; thin and transparent
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Derived Formsgauzily, adverbgauziness, noun
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Word Origin and History for gauzy


1796, from gauze + -y (2). Related: Gauziness.

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