wir·i·er \ˈwī-rē-ər\ wir·i·est
a archaic : made of wire
b : resembling wire especially in form and flexibility <the wiry coat of the Irish terrier> <wiry stems>
c of sound : produced by or suggestive of the vibration of wire <the violinist … often let his tone go nasal and wiry — D. J. Henahan>
Examples of WIRY
- a man with long, wiry arms
- She was lean and wiry from years of working out.
- He has dark, wiry hair.
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