English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'wispy'

(adjective) 
Definition
thin, fine, or delicate
Grey wispy hair straggled down to her shoulders.
Synonyms
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fine
The heat scorched the fine hairs on her arms.
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thin
She had pale thin yellow hair.
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frail
The frail craft rocked as he clambered in.
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wisplike
(adjective) 
Definition
thin, fine, or delicate
a wispy chiffon dress
Synonyms
thin
Her gown was thin and she shivered from the cold.
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light
Try to wear light, loose clothes.
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fine
Her suit was of a pale grey fine material.
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delicate
Although the material looks tough, it is very delicate.
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fragile
Coffee was served to them in cups of fragile china.
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flimsy
a flimsy pink chiffon nightgown
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ethereal
gorgeous, hauntingly ethereal melodies
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insubstantial
Her limbs were insubstantial, almost transparent.
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gossamer
daring gossamer dresses of sheer black lace
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wisplike

Additional synonyms

in the sense of delicate
Definition
easily damaged
Although the material looks tough, it is very delicate.
in the sense of ethereal
Definition
extremely delicate or refined
gorgeous, hauntingly ethereal melodies
in the sense of fine
Definition
very thin or slender
The heat scorched the fine hairs on her arms.

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