Definitions for vaporousˈveɪ pər əs

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  1. diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby(adj)

    so thin as to transmit light

    "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"

  2. vaporific, vapourific, vaporish, vapourish, vaporous, vapourous(adj)

    resembling or characteristic of vapor

    "vaporous clouds"

  3. miasmal, miasmic, vaporous, vapourous(adj)

    filled with vapor

    "miasmic jungles"; "a vaporous bog"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vaporous(Adjective)

    Relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.

  2. Origin: vapour + -ous

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vaporous(adj)

    having the form or nature of vapor

  2. Vaporous(adj)

    full of vapors or exhalations

  3. Vaporous(adj)

    producing vapors; hence, windy; flatulent

  4. Vaporous(adj)

    unreal; unsubstantial; vain; whimsical

  5. Origin: [L. vaporosus: cf. F. vaporeux.]

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