characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains"
not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms"
lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"
not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
lacking substance or significance;
marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer"
casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"
(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"
public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"
intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy"
(used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light soil"
mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"
having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter"
(of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light s
an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil"
very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
take off weight
lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"
not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
lose thickness; become thin or thinner
lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
(of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"