floaty

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj floaty tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas "buoyant balloons","buoyant balsawood boats","a floaty scarf"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Floaty Swimming on the surface; buoyant; light.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • floaty Able to float or swim on the surface; buoyant.
    • floaty Rank and tall, as grass.
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Usage

In literature:

Father was like the solid ground and Mother was like the floaty clouds.
"The Brimming Cup" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
It was a floaty sort of feeling.
"The Sick-a-Bed Lady" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
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In news:

Battered plastic bottles holding muddy-looking liquids with unidentifiable floaties to aid all manner of ailments, from ulcers to arthritis.
Floaty nostalgia in accomplished Nina Ricci show.
Flowers, Floaty Frocks and Fedoras.
Oh, the fun and freedom of being able to swim with the fishes (or the other kids in floaties).
Windows are shattered harder than my dreams were shattered of being an Olympic swimmer when I found out you couldn't use floaties.
Come to find out, the llamas must walk between the poles while the floaties do a number upon the llama 's head and neck.
Her coat seemed sort of floaty, like it was made of parachute material.
Floatie stands at the edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, into which Victoria and environs flush 35 million gallons of raw sewage daily directly across from the North Olympic Peninsula.
Chunky jewelry and spectator brogues anchor floaty organza and silk.
Floatie shut out of Green Party rally.
The voluminous gowns and floaty fabrics at Oscar de la Renta were perfectly complemented by dewy, luminous makeup and romantically frizzy hair.
On the open road, with the suspension set on soft, the Roadster 's ride borders on floaty.
7518 N May We love the floaty, fun scarves at Blue Seven, but that's far from the only accessory to be found in this cool shop .
It's time to break out the sunscreen, floaties and your swim suit and head off to the pool to have some fun in the summer sun.
Washes of color on floaty chiffon feel groovy.
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