Definitions for gossamer

Definitions for (noun) gossamer

Main entry: cobweb, gossamer

Definition: filaments from a web that was spun by a spider

Main entry: gossamer

Definition: a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture

Definitions for (adj) gossamer

Main entry: ethereal, gossamer

Definition: characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy

Usage: this smallest and most ethereal of birds; gossamer shading through his playing

Main entry: diaphanous, gossamer, vaporous, vapourous, transparent, cobwebby, filmy, gauze-like, gauzy, see-through, sheer

Definition: so thin as to transmit light

Usage: a hat with a diaphanous veil; filmy wings of a moth; gauzy clouds of dandelion down; gossamer cobwebs; sheer silk stockings; transparent chiffon; vaporous silks

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