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stringy

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adjective \ˈstriŋ-ē\

Simple Definition of stringy

  • : containing long, thin pieces that are like string and that are hard to chew

  • of hair : long, thin, and dirty

  • : having long, thin muscles

Full Definition of stringy

string·i·erstring·i·est

  1. 1a :  containing, consisting of, or resembling fibrous matter or string <stringy hair>b :  lean and sinewy in build :  wiry

  2. 2 :  capable of being drawn out to form a string :  ropy <a stringy precipitate>

string·i·ness noun

Examples of stringy

  1. a tough, stringy piece of meat

  2. <stringy hair that clearly needs a good washing>



1662

First Known Use of stringy

1662

Rhymes with stringy



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