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 (flô′sē, flŏs′ē)
adj. floss·i·er, floss·i·est
1. Superficially stylish; slick: wrote flossy articles about the lifestyles of the rich.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling floss.

floss′i·ly adv.
floss′i·ness n.


adj, flossier or flossiest
1. consisting of or resembling floss
2. informal US and Canadian (esp of dress) showy


(ˈflɔ si, ˈflɒs i)

adj. floss•i•er, floss•i•est.
1. made of or resembling floss; downy.
2. showily stylish; fancy: a flossy dress.
floss′i•ly, adv.
floss′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flossy - like down or as soft as down
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight


[ˈflɒsɪ] ADJ
1. [cloud, hair] → vaporoso, ahuecado
2. (US) (= showy) → llamativo, espectacular, ostentoso
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The first year of college and the transition from the first year of college to the next can be especially difficult for high-achieving, low-income students (Deil-Amen, 2011; Feldman & Zimbler, 2011; Flossier, Kuh, & Olsen, 2001; McLoughlin, 2011; Schmertz, 2010).
Fike & Fike, 2008; Flossier & Stage, 1999; Terenzini, Springer, Yaeger, Pascarella, & Nora, 1996).
Marion had never dropped a fallen friend and hadn't a pennyweight of New York brutality; had been so loyal to her high school, Evander Childs, in the Bronx, that she'd refused a proffered transfer to the much flossier Hunter College High, near midtown in Manhattan; then insisted on going to City College, like a good Evander graduate, until her older brother leaned on her to accept a scholarship to Barnard.