adjective. tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas.
1. Adjective Wear a long, floaty, floral-print dress with white leather flat sandals for a graceful summer silhouette. 2. Noun, singular or mass To make an impression without going overboard, pick out dressy separates like a floaty skirt and blouse or fancy trouser combination. 3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present Sure, traditional Scandinavian minimalism evokes floaty white fabrics and gray furniture — but you don't have to go light to do Scandinavian right.