|1.||[ adjective ] hanging or moving freely in air|
"floating thistledown" "floating banners"
|2.||[ adjective ] not definitely committed to a party or policy|
|3.||[ adjective ] inclined to move or be moved about|
"a floating crap game"
|4.||[ adjective ] (of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position|
"floating ribs are not connected with the sternum" "a floating kidney"
|5.||[ adjective ] continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another|
|Synonyms:||drifting vagabond vagrant aimless|
"a drifting double-dealer" "the floating population" "vagrant hippies of the sixties"
|6.||[ noun ] (sport) the act of someone who floats on the water|
|Related terms:||swimming dead-man's_float float|
|7.||[ adjective ] borne up by or suspended in a liquid|
"the ship is still floating" "floating logs" "floating seaweed"