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 ?
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.
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?
Teesside Crown Court heard Lacy took police on a dizzying spin at around 4am on February 18.
In 1979, Mr Lacy returned to Milwaukee to head national sales support, marketing, secondary market operations and the national accounts group and was routinely promoted.
Lacy said he was a "card carrying Republican" for most of his life, but now considers himself a conservative independent today.
He claims that Lacy didn't want to move in together when he returned and that she cut off communication with him two months ago.
Lacy has served as senior vice president of PYCO since 2002, and vice president of marketing since 1996.
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.
But he insists it is time to stop reliving the Lacy win and instead concentrate on a future which he hopes will lead to future super-fights before he finally hangs up his gloves.