Floaty
Floaty Float"y, a. Swimming on the surface; buoyant; light. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

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  • floaty — ► ADJECTIVE chiefly Brit. ▪ (especially of a woman s garment or a fabric) light and flimsy …   English terms dictionary

  • floaty — [flōt′ē] adj. Informal 1. able to float; buoyant 2. lightweight and delicate: said as of fabric …   English World dictionary

  • floaty — adjective (floatier; est) Date: circa 1608 1. tending to float ; buoyant 2. light and billowy < a floaty gown > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • floaty — 1. adjective a) lightweight, so as to rise when the wearer is walking. All the floaty music in the world could not disguise my grunts as I clenched my teeth and curled my toes to fight the pain. b) light, hypnotic and relaxing …   Wiktionary

  • floaty — /ˈfloʊti/ (say flohtee) adjective 1. able to float; buoyant. 2. (of a boat) drawing little water. 3. appearing to float: a floaty chiffon dress. {float + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • floaty — /floh tee/, adj., floatier, floatiest. 1. able to float; buoyant. 2. (of a boat) requiring little water to float. [1300 50; ME floty. See FLOAT, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • floaty — adj. floating, able to float; buoyant; very light …   English contemporary dictionary

  • floaty — adjective (floatier, floatiest) (of a garment or fabric) light and flimsy …   English new terms dictionary

  • floaty — adj. (esp. of a woman s garment or a fabric) light and airy. Etymology: FLOAT …   Useful english dictionary

  • over-floaty — …   Useful english dictionary

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