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filmy

[fil-mee] /ˈfɪl mi/
adjective, filmier, filmiest.
1.
thin and light; fine and gauzy:
a gown of a filmy material.
2.
hazy or misty; glazed:
filmy eyes.
Origin of filmy
1595-1605
1595-1605; film + -y1
Related forms
filmily, adverb
filminess, noun
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filmy

/ˈfɪlmɪ/
adjective filmier, filmiest
1.
composed of or resembling film; transparent or gauzy
2.
covered with or as if with a film; hazy; blurred
Derived Forms
filmily, adverb
filminess, noun
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Word Origin and History for filmy
adj.

c.1600, from film (n.) + -y (2). Related: Filminess.

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