Diaphanous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |daɪˈæfənəs|  American pronunciation of the word diaphanous
Brit.  |dʌɪˈaf(ə)nəs|  British pronunciation of the word diaphanous

adjective

- so thin as to transmit light(syn: cobwebby, filmy, gauze-like, gauzy, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous)

a hat with a diaphanous veil

Examples

...the bride wore a diaphanous veil...

He painted diaphanous landscapes.

a hat with a diaphanous veil

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