gossamer: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gos'u-mur), [key]
- a fine, filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air in calm weather, esp. in autumn.
- a thread or a web of this substance.
- an extremely delicate variety of gauze, used esp. for veils.
- any thin, light fabric.
- something extremely light, flimsy, or delicate.
- a thin, waterproof outer garment, esp. for women.
- of or like gossamer; thin and light.
- gossamer (Thesaurus)