laciness

lacy

[ley-see]
adjective, lacier, laciest.
of or resembling lace; lacelike: a lacy gown; a lacy leaf.

Origin:
1795–1805; lace + -y1

lacily, adverb
laciness, noun


gossamer, filigree, netlike.
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lacy (ˈleɪsɪ)
 
adj , lacier, laciest
made of or resembling lace
 
'lacily
 
adv
 
'laciness
 
n

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lacy
1804, from lace + -y (2).
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lacy definition


  1. mod.
    feminine; effeminate. : The hotel lobby is a little lacy, but it's clean.
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