like gauze; transparently thin and light.
- gauz·i·ly, adverb
- gauz·i·ness, noun
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How to use gauzy in a sentence
It’s one small window of sharp, colorful detail in an otherwise gauzy gray world.See the world through a jumping spider’s eyes — and other senses | Betsy Mason | February 17, 2022 | Science News For Students
At the center of this splash, everything is crisp and clear — a small window of sharp, colorful detail in a gauzy grayscape.Jumping spiders’ remarkable senses capture a world beyond our perception | Betsy Mason | October 25, 2021 | Science News
Your body is part of your mind—not in some gauzy, metaphorical way, but in a very real brain-wiring way.
How wild to walk around outside this gauzy reconstruction of a small living space after pacing in our own few rooms for more than a year.The Brain-Boosting Joy of Seeing Art Live With Other Humans for the First Time in Two Years | Susanna Schrobsdorff | May 10, 2021 | Time
You wake up each morning to gauzy horizons serrated with dormant volcanoes, most of which you can attempt to summit at dawn, dampened by the clouds.In East Africa, mountain gorillas and a new paradigm for wildlife travel | Henry Wismayer | April 23, 2021 | Washington Post
Achtung Baby's ironic astringency was a successful reaction to Rattle and Hum's gauzy sincerity.U2 Drops ‘Invisible’ to Remind You the Band Exists | Howard Wolfson | February 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In other words, it may be that the only thing more seductive than the lure of the comfy life is the gauzy embrace of nostalgia.
But I also learned more recently not to put a gauzy, Instagram filter on the life of Nelson Mandela.
And then there are those gauzy bastions of testosterone: actors and models.Makeup for Men Is on the Rise—and No Longer a Taboo | Alessandra Codinha | May 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Did I mention that Shelley speaks through an electronic device and wears large gauzy mittens?‘Hemlock Grove’: Netflix’s Latest Original Show Is Scary Bad | Jace Lacob | April 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the eastern fluttered gauzy veils, feathery fans, blazing brocade of Mosul, and kerchiefs of Kufa.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Next came Elsie, looking exceedingly like a valentine in her gauzy dress, her fair hair waving over her shoulders.The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
So with Epimetheus's consent she opened the lid once more, and out fluttered a tiny little creature with beautiful gauzy wings.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
But Cupid gently freed himself from her clinging arms, and spreading his gauzy wings flew out into the night.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
On the 29th a cold south-easter blew off the ice-cliffs and the sun was trying to pierce a gauzy alto-stratus.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
British Dictionary definitions for gauzy
resembling gauze; thin and transparent
- gauzily, adverb
- gauziness, noun
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