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adjective as in delicate, netlike

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She thinks that lacy underwear is only for special occasions.

A lacy, barrel-shaped chamber forms the sponge’s glassy skeleton.

To achieve lacy brown edges and runny yolks, Spanish Diner cooks eggs in olive oil over high heat.

Grill a few lobes of cabbage until they’re equally charred and caramelized, with lacy, crisp edges and a soft center.

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Zoom out to examine how the lacy skeleton allows the living sponge to filter water.

And two of those bigger things would be lucky even to fit into your ridiculous lacy little numbers at a mere F cup.

The package contains the lacy, underwired bras of the Dita Von Teese Maternity Collection.

You and Jake Lacy have a pretty epic sloppy kiss in this movie.

During the ride, Jai Johany plays lacy Afro jazz on a cassette machine, frowning, saying nothing.

Decked in lacy lingerie her public tease dancing emphasizes her, um, flexibility.

The play hath little in it but Lacy's part of a country fellow, which he did to admiration.

The play pleased us very well; but Lacy's part, the Dancing Master, the best in the world.

"I saw Mr. Lacy upon the street, to-day," remarked Mr. Read, the next evening at supper.

She gathered from their conversation that they had met Mr. Lacy at the Springs, whither he had gone with an invalid sister.

"It is for a lady who will not part with it, even to procure me a press of clients—for my mother," returned Mr. Lacy.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lacy, such as: frilly, gauzy, ornate, patterned, elegant, and fancy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.