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Definition of "billowy" [bil•low•y]

  • Of or pertaining to billows; swelling or swollen into large waves; full of billows or surges; resembling billows. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "billowy" in a sentence
  • "Also popular are lightweight and sheer fabrics, such as billowy chiffons, silks and satins "fashioned into exquisite draping or dramatic ruffles," Valerie Joseph says."
  • "_r_, or _l_, to elide the liquids is to secure a kind of billowy music of"
  • "The British designer sent out fetching variations on his hallmark baroque, layered silhouette: Cropped trench coats cinched tight at the waist were worn over billowy harem pants in Japanese prints or multitiered chiffon skirts."
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