adjective \ˈw-dē\

: having stems and branches that are made of wood : made of wood

: similar to wood

: having many trees


Full Definition of WOODY

:  abounding or overgrown with woods
a :  of or containing wood or wood fibers :  ligneous <woody tissues>
b :  having woody parts :  rich in xylem and associated structures <woody plants>
:  characteristic of or suggestive of wood <wine with a woody flavor>
wood·i·ness noun

Examples of WOODY

  1. a woody piece of land

First Known Use of WOODY

12th century

Rhymes with WOODY


noun \ˈw-dē\
plural woodies

Definition of WOODY

:  a wood-paneled station wagon

Variants of WOODY

woody or wood·ie \ˈw-dē\

Origin of WOODY

alteration of 3wood
First Known Use: 1961


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