Insubstantial - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Insubstantial.

AIRY
FLIMSY
FROTHY
LIGHT
LIGHTWEIGHT
THIN
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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. not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
  2. lacking substance or significance;
  3. lacking solidity or strength; "a flimsy table"; "flimsy construction"
  4. a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
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. characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
  2. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"
  3. having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"
  4. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
  5. silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"
  6. a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light"
  7. (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"
  8. intended primarily as entertainment; not serious
LIGHTWEIGHT
  1. weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood"
  2. a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  3. having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
  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. without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
  2. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
  3. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  4. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
  5. lacking substance or significance;
  6. lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
  7. 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"
  8. 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"
  9. very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
  10. take off weight
  11. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  12. make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"
  13. lose thickness; become thin or
Clue Database Last Updated: 16/07/2018 9:00am

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