1.a fine, filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air in calm weather, esp. in autumn.
2.a thread or a web of this substance.
3.an extremely delicate variety of gauze, used esp. for veils.
4.any thin, light fabric.
5.something extremely light, flimsy, or delicate.
6.a thin, waterproof outer garment, esp. for women.
7.Also, gos·sa·mer·y /ˈgɒsəməri/ Show Spelled[gos-uh-muh-ree] Show IPA, gos·sa·mered. of or like gossamer; thin and light
When the kids were little they would kiss my cheeks at night and brush their gossamer lashes against my skin. Butterfly kisses have no equal!