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English definition of “sheer”

sheer

adjective (THIN)    /ʃɪər/ US  /ʃɪr/
describes clothing or material that is so thin, light, and delicate that you can see through it: sheer nylon tights She wore a dress of the sheerest silk.Light and weightlessThin and fine
(Definition of sheer adjective (THIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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