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See definition of cobwebby on Dictionary.com
  • as infilmy
  • as insheer

synonyms for cobwebby

  • chiffon
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • diaphanous
  • fine
  • fine-grained
  • flimsy
  • floaty
  • gauzy
  • gossamer
  • insubstantial
  • see-through
  • sheer
  • tiffany
  • transparent
  • wispy
  • chiffon
  • gauzy
  • lacy
  • pure
  • translucent
  • clear
  • fine
  • slight
  • smooth
  • airy
  • delicate
  • diaphanous
  • filmy
  • flimsy
  • fragile
  • gossamer
  • limpid
  • lucid
  • pellucid
  • soft
  • tiffany
  • transparent

antonyms for cobwebby

MOST RELEVANT
  • clean
  • clear
  • nontransparent
  • opaque
  • substantial
  • translucent
  • cloudy
  • heavy
  • opaque
  • thick
  • coarse
  • dark
  • rough
  • impermeable
  • indefinite
  • moderate
  • slow
  • uncertain
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How to use cobwebby in a sentence

But unsnuffed candles and cobwebby window-panes seem to have been in evidence sometimes.
QUIET TALKS WITH WORLD WINNERSS. D. GORDON
She tore off her light dancing-dress and shivered as she stripped and took refuge in a cobwebby nightgown.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
They seated themselves in the cobwebby low-gee chairs around Chung's desk.
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTIONPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
The Lion was cobwebby and scarred; but, notwithstanding, he was a fine figure of a beast.
KISINGTON TOWNABBIE FARWELL BROWN
Paul Dampier peered in through one of the cobwebby lattices.
THE BOY WITH WINGSBERTA RUCK
After we had crept out of that dirty cobwebbed passage, our clothes were slightly soiled and cobwebby.
THE YOUTHFUL WANDERERGEORGE H. HEFFNER
A properly kept attic in the olden days was no dark, musty-smelling, cobwebby affair.
GREEN VALLEYKATHARINE REYNOLDS
Over in the corner, under a funny little, cobwebby window she found it, half hidden by the tossed up hay.
MARY JANE--HER VISITCLARA INGRAM JUDSON
Leaves average in size, light green, dull to slightly glossy, with very distinct veins on lower surface which is cobwebby.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
Down to the barn she wandered, and up the rickety ladder she climbed into the cobwebby loft.
AT THE LITTLE BROWN HOUSERUTH ALBERTA BROWN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COBWEBBY

  • chiffon
  • cobwebby
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • diaphanous
  • fine
  • fine-grained
  • flimsy
  • floaty
  • gauzy
  • gossamer
  • insubstantial
  • see-through
  • sheer
  • tiffany
  • transparent
  • wispy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.