Vapory
Vapory Va"por*y, a. 1. Full of vapors; vaporous. [1913 Webster]

2. Hypochondriacal; splenetic; peevish. [1913 Webster]


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  • vapory — [vā′pər ē] adj. VAPOROUS …   English World dictionary

  • vapory — ˈvāp(ə)rē, ri adjective Etymology: vapor (I) + y : consisting of, full of, characterized by, or resembling vapor : vaporous, misty * * * /vay peuh ree/, adj. 1. vaporous. 2. vaporish. [1590 1600; …   Useful english dictionary

  • vapory — adjective Date: 1598 vaporous, misty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vapory — /vay peuh ree/, adj. 1. vaporous. 2. vaporish. [1590 1600; VAPOR + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vapory — adjective resembling vapor; vaporous …   Wiktionary

  • vapory — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective So light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film: aerial, aery, airy, diaphanous, ethereal, filmy, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, sheer2, transparent, vaporous. See THICK …   English dictionary for students

  • vapory — a. 1. Vaporous, foggy, full of vapor. 2. See vaporish …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vapory — va·pory …   English syllables

  • vapory — /ˈveɪpəri/ (say vaypuhree) adjective → vapoury …   Australian English dictionary

  • vaporous — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Foggy] Syn. smoggy, aerial, vapory; see haze 1 , misty . 2. [Fanciful] Syn. fleeting, wispy, unsubstantial; see imaginary . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. humid, misty, steamy, foggy, damp, clammy, muggy, moist, hazy,… …   English dictionary for students

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