Etymology
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vaporous (adj.)

late 14c., from Late Latin vaporosus "full of steam," from Latin vaporus, from vapor (see vapor).

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Definitions of vaporous

vaporous (adj.)
so thin as to transmit light;
vaporous silks
Synonyms: diaphanous / filmy / gauzy / gauze-like / gossamer / see-through / sheer / transparent / vapourous / cobwebby
vaporous (adj.)
resembling or characteristic of vapor;
vaporous clouds
Synonyms: vaporific / vapourific / vaporish / vapourish / vapourous
vaporous (adj.)
filled with vapor;
a vaporous bog
Synonyms: miasmal / miasmic / vapourous
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