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Meaning of FILMY

Pronunciation:  'filmee

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"

FILMY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: cobwebby, diaphanous, gauzy, gossamer, see-through, sheer, thin, transparent, vaporous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Film"y\, a.
Composed of film or films.

      Whose filmy cord should bind the struggling fly.

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