: made of, abounding in, or covered with wax : waxen <a waxy surface> <waxy berries>
: resembling wax: as
a : readily shaped or molded
b : marked by smooth or lustrous whiteness <a waxy complexion>
— wax·i·ness noun
Examples of WAXY
- The polish left a waxy residue.
- a plant with waxy leaves
First Known Use of WAXY
waxy adjective \ˈwak-sē\ (Medical Dictionary)
: made of, abounding in, or covered with wax <a waxy surface>
: resembling wax <a waxy complexion> <waxy secretions>
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