[flaw-see, flos-ee] /ˈflɔ si, ˈflɒs i/

adjective, flossier, flossiest.
made of or resembling ; downy.
showily stylish; excessively ornamented or fancy.
adjective flossier, flossiest
consisting of or resembling floss
(US & Canadian, slang) (esp of dress) showy

“resembling floss,” 1839, from floss + -y (2).


Fancy; frilly; highfalutin: It may be highly important to know a flossy name for the boss (1890s+)


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