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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.
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lacy

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

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

lacy

[ˈleɪsɪ] ADJ (lacier (compar) (laciest (superl))) (= of lace) → de encaje; (= like lace) → como de encaje
a lacy dressun vestido lleno de encajes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lacy

adj (+er)Spitzen-; (= like lace)spitzenartig; lacy underwearSpitzenunterwäsche
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

lacy

[ˈleɪsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (made of lace) → di pizzo; (like lace) → che sembra un pizzo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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