flossy


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floss·y

 (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.

flossy

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

floss•y

(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.
[1830–40]
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
Translations

flossy

[ˈflɒsɪ] ADJ
1. [cloud, hair] → vaporoso, ahuecado
2. (US) (= showy) → llamativo, espectacular, ostentoso
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
NORTHMORE MAY Shall be very sadly missed by brother Allan, sister-inlaw the late Flossy and all of the family.
Elton, Flossy, Max, Joy, Nelson, Dinky and Charlie are currently fighting for their lives at the vet's clinic.
Flossy one of our long-term cats who featured in PetWatch back in May has also been rehomed this past weekend and we wish her all the best in her new home too.
Peacefully on 20th August 2015, aged 84 years, Florence (Flo), beloved wife of Vince, loving mam of Linda, mother-in-law to George, adored nanna to Lee and nanna Flossy to Abigail.
He'll feel better if we win the talent competition," said Flossy.
She's aware that her flossy shots of boutique gym sessions and beach vacations may enrage some, but here's why she thinks they Xian empower, too.
This year's NCDHM campaign theme is "Defeat Monster Mouth" and features the McGrinn Twins, Flossy and Buck who are fighting to defeat Plaqster the Monster.
Jen wanted her look to be vintage-inspired and booked Pin Up Hair for her hair and make-up, while Flossy & Dossy created her perfect 1950s style dress.
Having found The Lost Treasure (C5, Sunday), Tinker Bell leaves the security of Pixie Hollow for the Winter Woods in this flossy ecology lesson aimed at five-year-old girls.