lacy

[ ley-see ]
/ ˈleɪ si /

adjective, lac·i·er, lac·i·est.

of or resembling lace; lacelike: a lacy gown; a lacy leaf.

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Origin of lacy

First recorded in 1795–1805; lace + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM lacy

lac·i·ly, adverblac·i·ness, noun

Definition for lacy (2 of 2)

Lacy
[ ley-see ]
/ ˈleɪ si /

noun

a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for lacy

lacy
/ (ˈleɪsɪ) /

adjective lacier or laciest

made of or resembling lace

Derived forms of lacy

lacily, adverblaciness, noun
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