Buoyant meaning

boiənt, bo͝oyənt
The definition of buoyant is someone or something that is able to rise or float in air or water.

A coconut floating in the ocean is an example of buoyant.

A balloon rising in the air is an example of buoyant.

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I’m in a buoyant mood.

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Lighthearted; gay.

In a buoyant mood.

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Having or marked by buoyancy.

A buoyant balloon; buoyant spirits.

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Having or showing buoyancy.
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Having buoyancy; able to float.
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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