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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.
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flossy

(ˈflɒsɪ)
adj, flossier or flossiest
1. consisting of or resembling floss
2. informal US and Canadian (esp of dress) showy
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flossy - like down or as soft as down
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
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Translations

flossy

[ˈflɒsɪ] ADJ
1. [cloud, hair] → vaporoso, ahuecado
2. (US) (= showy) → llamativo, espectacular, ostentoso
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The Trivers-Willard hypothesis, named for the scientists who devised it in 1973, predicts that to maximize their chances for heirs, the flossiest, fittest females in some species give birth to more sons than daughters.