Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or resembling lace.

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  • adj. Made of lace or decorated with it.
  • adj. Looking like lace.

Etymologies

From lace +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Consider This: This spelling of Lacey is much more popular than Lacy, but people may expect it to be spelled like the word lacy.

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  • Consider This: This spelling is less popular and less well received than Lacey, but it is spelled the same way as the word lacy.

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  • Like spirits coming out of a long ago wedding trousseau trunk, the models walked down the runway in lacy gowns, bloomers and corsets that created a moment of peace on the Milan runway after all the euphoric color.

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  • Oaks of many sorts were veiled in lacy Spanish moss.

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  • Hand fans were engaged in lacy combat with the high temperature.

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  • ’ ‘Gentle discipline for curves in lacy lastex pantie-girdle, ’ ‘An exclamation point of a dress that depends on fluid fabric for much of its drama.

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  • My name is lacy smith, also known as lacy underalls of the Big Easy Roller Girls.

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  • The only mystery was a kind of lacy gold house, in which were placed the mummified bodies of two infants wrapped in cloth-of-gold.

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  • Or check his dresser drawer and see what kind of lacy things Mother has bought him this year and if he still hides them under an old folded sheet in the third drawer.

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  • It was Sandy, wearing nothing but a kind of lacy thong that glowed like a tooth in the dark.

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