Insubstantial - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Insubstantial.

AIRY
  1. having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains"
  2. not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
  3. open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms"
  4. 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"
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. (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light soil"
  2. having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter"
  3. make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
  4. a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner"
  5. (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"
  6. (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable"
  7. begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
  8. an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light"
  9. demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework"; "light exercise"
  10. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
  11. alight from (a horse)
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. without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
  2. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
  3. take off weight
  4. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  5. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  6. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
  7. make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"
  8. lacking substance or significance;
  9. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  10. lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
  11. 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"
  12. 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"
  13. very narrow; "a thin line across th
Clue Database Last Updated: 18/02/2018 9:00am
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