adjective \ˈtwē-dē\

: made of tweed or resembling tweed

: wearing tweed clothing or tending to wear tweed clothing


Full Definition of TWEEDY

:  of or resembling tweed <a tweedy wool blend>
a :  given to wearing tweeds
b :  informal or suggestive of the outdoors in taste or habits
c :  academic, scholarly <tweedy authors>
tweed·i·ness noun

Examples of TWEEDY

  1. The fabric is a tweedy blend of wool and mohair.

First Known Use of TWEEDY


Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

Rhymes with TWEEDY


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