adjective \ˈpā-p(ə-)rē\

: very thin or dry like paper

Full Definition of PAPERY

:  resembling paper in thinness or consistency <papery leaves> <papery silk>
pa·per·i·ness noun

Examples of PAPERY

  1. a berry with papery skin
  2. the papery wing of a moth

First Known Use of PAPERY



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Previous Word in the Dictionary: paper worm
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