lacy


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lac·y

also lac·ey  (lā′sē)
adj. lac·i·er, lac·i·est
Of, relating to, or resembling lace.

lac′i·ness n.

lacy

(ˈleɪsɪ)
adj, lacier or laciest
(Textiles) made of or resembling lace
ˈlacily adv
ˈlaciness n

lac•y

(ˈleɪ si)

adj. lac•i•er, lac•i•est.
consisting of or resembling lace.
[1795–1805]
lac′i•ly, adv.
lac′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lacy - made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf"
fancy - not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"
2.lacy - having open interstices or resembling a weblacy - having open interstices or resembling a web
reticular, reticulate - resembling or forming a network; "the reticulate veins of a leaf"; "a reticulated highway system"

lacy

adjective filigree, open, fine, sheer, delicate, frilly, gossamer, gauzy, net-like, lace-like, meshy lacy night-gowns
Translations

lacy

[ˈleɪsɪ] ADJ (lacier (compar) (laciest (superl))) (= of lace) → de encaje; (= like lace) → como de encaje
a lacy dressun vestido lleno de encajes

lacy

[ˈleɪsi] adj
(= made of lace) [underwear] → en dentelle
(= delicate) → pareil(le) à de la dentelle
lacy ferns → des fougères pareilles à de la dentelle

lacy

adj (+er)Spitzen-; (= like lace)spitzenartig; lacy underwearSpitzenunterwäsche

lacy

[ˈleɪsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (made of lace) → di pizzo; (like lace) → che sembra un pizzo
References in classic literature ?
It hung about her shoulders and was confined by a colored bit of some lacy fabric.
What did that tree, leaning out from the bank, all white and lacy, make you think of?
Tim Lacy told me he got some once from a croaker uptown and fed 'em to his girl in soda water.
Oaks of many sorts were veiled in lacy Spanish moss.
a federated co-op owned by cotton gins, has named Robert Lacy as its new president and CEO, effective Oct 1.
Lacy, who was a friend of the two robbers, was armed with a claw hammer and tried to kick the man's front door in when he carried out the attack.
Lacy, who sent Reid crashing to the canvas towards the end of the seventh with a stunning uppercut, said: "Never doubt my punching power, never doubt my ability.
But first things first, I have to win on September 10 to keep the Lacy fight.
Lacy Faddoul reveals that its "surreal" to finally make their relationship visible to the world.
Aircraft maintenance is one of the most important jobs in the aviation industry to protect the safety of air crew and passengers," Lacy said.
Ash & Lacy is a PS23 million turnover manufacturer of metal external building envelope systems.
Lacy will replace Randy Sims, president of Centennial Bank, on the board and serve a full seven-year term.