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film·y

 (fĭl′mē)
adj. film·i·er, film·i·est
1. Resembling film in thinness or translucency; gauzy: filmy curtains. See Synonyms at airy.
2. Covered with a film or sheen: filmy eyes.

film′i·ly adv.
film′i·ness n.

filmy

(ˈfɪlmɪ)
adj, filmier or filmiest
1. composed of or resembling film; transparent or gauzy
2. covered with or as if with a film; hazy; blurred
ˈfilmily adv
ˈfilminess n

film•y

(ˈfɪl mi)

adj. film•i•er, film•i•est.
1. thin and light; fine and gauzy.
2. hazy or misty; glazed.
[1595–1605]
film′i•ly, adv.
film′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.filmy - so thin as to transmit lightfilmy - 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"
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"

filmy

filmy

adjective
1. So light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film:
2. Covered by or as if by a thin coating or film:
Translations
رَقيق، خَفيف
lehkýprůsvitný
gennemsigtigtynd
fátyolszerû
òunnur
çok ince ve hafif

filmy

[ˈfɪlmɪ] ADJ [fabric, material] → vaporoso

filmy

adj (+er) clothing, fabric, curtainshauchdünn

filmy

[ˈfɪlmɪ] adjtrasparente

film

(film) noun
1. (a thin strip of) celluloid made sensitive to light on which photographs are taken. photographic film.
2. a story, play etc shown as a motion picture in a cinema, on television etc. to make a film; (also adjective) a film version of the novel.
3. a thin skin or covering. a film of dust.
verb
1. to make a motion picture (of). They are going to film the race.
2. (usually with over) to cover with a film. Her eyes gradually filmed (over) with tears.
ˈfilmy adjective
very light and thin. a dress of filmy material.
ˈfilmstar noun
a famous actor or actress in films.
References in classic literature ?
she cried to her father as he opened the door- speaking from under the filmy skirt which still covered her whole face.
Anne, sitting on the stone step with her lap full of a pale, filmy, green stuff, looked up rather blankly.
He sipped the wine slowly, and when he had drained the glass she laid it upon the table and wiped his lips with her little filmy handkerchief.
Then those eyes flashed brightly through their filmy heaviness, before the remainder of her face was well awake.
For a moment he silently scrutinised the attentive group out of his filmy blue eyes overhung by old veined lids; then he gave his moustache a thoughtful twist, and said simply: "I didn't think the Mingotts would have tried it on.
or perhaps he remained long enough to whisper why he must leave her now, and then she lay silent with filmy eyes.
I conceived her so sympathetic that she always laughed before he came to the joke, and I am sure she had filmy eyes from the very start of a pathetic story.
See that," Joe said, holding up a filmy corset-cover that he could have crumpled from view in one hand.
It was as if all the dreams, sleeping and waking, of its vivid occupant had taken a visible although unmaterial form and had tapestried the bare room with splendid filmy tissues of rainbow and moonshine.
As the days slipped by they grew more gracious; the hillsides began to look as if they were thinking of mayflowers; the old orchard was washed in a bath of tingling sunshine and the sap stirred in the big trees; by day the sky was veiled with delicate cloud drift, fine and filmy as woven mist; in the evenings a full, low moon looked over the valleys, as pallid and holy as some aureoled saint; a sound of laughter and dream was on the wind and the world grew young with the mirth of April breezes.
On every side the gilt of picture frames or the glint of sunlight through the filmy mesh of lace curtains flashed in her eyes.
At the end of upright spear-shafts the long tufts of dyed horse-hair waved crimson and filmy in the gust of wind; and beyond the blaze of hedges the brook of limpid quick water ran invisible and loud under the drooping grass of the bank, with a great murmur, passionate and gentle.