Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


 (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
References in classic literature ?
Take hold of Master Charley's hand, Miss Mamie, and walk pretty, like Willy and Flossy," said the maid.
Willy likes Flossy best, so stop crying and come right along, you naughty child.
They trudged onwards with slanted bodies through the flossy fields, keeping as well as they could in the shelter of hedges, which, however, acted as strainers rather than screens.
Self-styled as the Flossy Posse, they reunite in New Orleans for a festival where they let it all hang out with booze and boys.
One of the episodes shows the rescue of a Bischon Frise named Flossy by Moelfre RNLI in February this year, after her owners had lost sight of her during a walk.
She was last seen wearing rolled-up blue jeans, a blue or black parka style jacket with a furry hood, and blue or black flossy shoes.
Rook and rabbit rifles formed a distinct class of guns and ranged from low-priced break-action single shots up to flossy double rifles.
Above far left - from left are, top: Kieran Smith, Colin Jameson, Mathew Cummings, Flossy Roberts-Graham, Liam Malloy, Chloe Rawsthorne, Samantha Jones.
029 2030 4400 THEATRE Flossy and Boo's Curious Cabaret Flossy and Boo have landed in Cardiff for one night only ahead of their performances at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Part of being a godmother who lives across the country from her cool Carroll Cardens godson is keeping him in flossy gear so it's harder to forget her.