Synonyms for buoyant
Antonyms for buoyant
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUOYANT
I breathed freely, and my form seemed to expand itself with buoyant life.
Light and buoyant as the child was, her tightened clasp had begun to tell on him.
It was difficult to remain long angry with so buoyant a nature.
Hydrogen is the lightest and consequently the most buoyant of all known gases.
Nor, as the days went by, did this buoyant happiness ever fail him.
"Inexperience," repeated Margaret, in serious yet buoyant tones.
It was the common remark that never before had he looked so strong, so buoyant, so noble.
His mood was growing exultant, buoyant, and joyous, and this was the first expression of it.
Just now she seemed in buoyant good spirits as she greeted Mandleco.
They ride high and buoyant, for their loads are lighter than we could desire.
1570s, perhaps from Spanish boyante, present participle of boyar "to float," from boya "buoy," from Dutch boei (see buoy (n.)). Of personalities, etc., from c.1748. Related: Buoyantly.