HyperDic: buoyant

English > 2 senses of the word buoyant:
ADJECTIVEallbuoyant, floatytending to float on a liquid / liquid or rise in air or gas
allbuoyant, chirpy, perkycharacterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
buoyant > pronunciation
Soundsboy'ahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > buoyant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to float on a liquid / liquid or rise in air or gas.
Examples
  • "buoyant balloons"
  • "buoyant balsawood boats"
Synonymfloaty
BroaderlightOf comparatively little physical weight or density / density
Spanishboyante
Nounsbuoyancythe property of something weightless and insubstantial
Verbsbuoykeep afloat
buoyfloat on the surface of water
English > buoyant: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by liveliness and lightheartedness.
Example"buoyant spirits"
Synonymschirpy, perky
BroadercheerfulFull of or promoting cheer
Spanishalegre, animado
Catalanalegre, animat
Nounsbuoyancyirrepressible liveliness and good spirit
buoyancycheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
Adverbsbuoyantly, chirpilyin a cheerfully buoyant manner

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