A coconut floating in the ocean is an example of buoyant.
A balloon rising in the air is an example of buoyant.
In a buoyant mood.
A buoyant balloon; buoyant spirits.
Origin of buoyant
- Spanish boyante present participle of boyar to refloat a boat from boya buoy from Old French boue buoy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition