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gauzy

[gaw-zee] /ˈgɔ zi/
adjective, gauzier, gauziest.
1.
like gauze; transparently thin and light.
Origin of gauzy
1790-1800
1790-1800; gauze + -y1
Related forms
gauzily, adverb
gauziness, noun
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gauzy

/ˈɡɔːzɪ/
adjective gauzier, gauziest
1.
resembling gauze; thin and transparent
Derived Forms
gauzily, adverb
gauziness, noun
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Word Origin and History for gauzy
adj.

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

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