floaty floaty

Definition(s):

  • (adj) tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas

Usage(s):

  1. For decades china and indonesia have dominated the fast-paced sport of badminton known to many as that quaint game where you swat the floaty thing over the high net.
  2. She's wearing the hip-girl wardrobe: designer jeans, a floaty blue top, and turquoise earrings that peek through her long hair.
  3. I love floaty gowns on a catwalk, but we need more than that if fashion is to be relevant.

News

  1. India, over fire: Anitha Pagidi of south Reno shares grilling traditions from her native land

    One recent evening, you would have been hard pressed in Northern Nevada to find a more glamorous griller than Anitha Pagidi, who hails from Chennai in southern India. She wore a hand-embroidered salwar kameez — a long tunic over loose trousers, both rendered in floaty celadon silk — as she tonged marinated chicken onto the grill: breast, wings, thighs, drumsticks.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Where to Get Selena Gomez's Tailored Denim Shorts

    (Fame Flynet Pictures) Selena Gomez was spotted leaving a Ventura, California dance studio this weekend in floaty, python-print top cinched over light-wash denim shorts. (Fame Flynet Pictures) Cuffed denim shorts — a departure from her usual, slightly more casual, shredded styles. You can score the exact pair for $58 at AmericanApparel.net . (American Apparel) We love the summery shade and the ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "I want to show that we do more difficult things, difficult entry before my jump, difficult exit on one foot, things that I didn't do before, and to use my upper body more, to be less stiff and more floaty," Rochette said. "It's the first...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Joannie Rochette Source: USA Today

  2. "He has had a bit of a setback, but it's not a major thing," Thompson said. "He had a little arthroscope last week because his knee wasn't healing as quickly as it should have with the swelling. They just took some little floaty bits out and...
    on Apr 28, 2009 By: Mark Thompson Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "He told me to get your hands ahead of the ball and hit a floaty, running shot," Campbell said. "It pops out and high and floats, so there's no check spin."
    on Dec 27, 2005 By: Michael Campbell Source: China Daily

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