Insubstantial - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Insubstantial.

AIRY
FLIMSY
FROTHY
LIGHT
LIGHTWEIGHT
THIN
TUSSLE
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AIRY
  1. 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"
  2. having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains"
  3. not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
  4. open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms"
FLIMSY
  1. a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
  2. not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
  3. lacking substance or significance;
  4. lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"
FROTHY
  1. marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
  2. emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer"
LIGHT
  1. of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
  2. weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep"
  3. The lungs of sheep, pigs etc
  4. designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck"
  5. any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
  6. make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
  7. psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart"
  8. a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?"
  9. begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
  10. not great in degree or quantity or number; "a lig
LIGHTWEIGHT
  1. weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
  2. having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
  3. a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  4. a wrestler who weighs 139-154 pounds
  5. an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 132 pounds
  6. someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
THIN
  1. very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
  2. take off weight
  3. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
  4. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  5. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  6. make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"
  7. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
  8. lacking substance or significance;
  9. without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
  10. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  11. lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
  12. 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"
  13. 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"; "th
TUSSLE
  1. make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"
  2. fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters; "the drunken men started to scuffle"
  3. disorderly fighting
Clue Database Last Updated: 25/09/2018 9:00am

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