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- n. The quality of being filmy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State of being filmy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality or state of being filmy.
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Not since Turkish Star Wars has a film managed to capture the… filminess of the… topical… plans.
"Same thing for me," he says when his eyes lose their filminess.
It may have the misty filminess of steam, the limpid deeps of water, or the cold weight and icy dullness of pompous ignorance.
After that first sharp immediate relief from suspense, Lois again felt its filminess settling down upon her.
Her sheer, white gown fell from sloping, well powdered shoulders and its filminess softened wonderfully the lines which were beginning to harden her face.
This impression of willowy flexibility was somehow heightened by large, pear-shaped pendants hanging from her ears, by a certain filminess in her black costume and hat.
Now the inundation divided itself into separate wavelets, the last lagging behind, crested by a foaming parasol, which hid all details, except a general white muslin filminess.
Having heard, she said nothing; but Lady Valleys noticed with alarm that over her eyes had come suddenly the peculiar filminess of age.
This is important because (a) the filminess of the vest layer is essential for showing a bit of breast curvature, an aesthetic to which the Wags are wedded and (b) those filmy vest layers are surprisingly expensive, but are a status symbol which only those who spend time flicking through the rails in Cricket or
It's a stylistically arched world and not the one you and I live in, granted, but this is exactly why any deviation into filminess jars so painfully on the nerves.