chiefly British

Examples of bendy in a Sentence

the kids love to use bendy straws
Recent Examples on the Web The sneaker is extremely lightweight and bendy, contorting to a more compact size without losing its shape, which is great for trips that require you to pack light. Shelby Hyde, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Feb. 2024 Now a global phenomenon, Primal Moves was started in Ibiza by Nick Brewer, a former prisoner who uses the movements of yoga, pilates and full-body locomotive patterns to form this bendy cult workout. Chloe Sachdev, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Feb. 2024 The set comes with five realistic bird options to hand from the bendy wire and a suction replacement. Cai Cramer, Peoplemag, 16 Feb. 2024 Though many of the brand’s pants were created for bendy exercise, the All The Right Places High-Rise are our favorite pick for moving through your flow with breathable comfort and a great amount of stretch. Cai Cramer, Peoplemag, 6 Feb. 2024 This is enabled by a clever system of magnets and copper contact pads that allow the keyboard, trackpad, and other components to connect to the motherboard via the USB bus without involving the bendy, fiddly ribbon cables that usually connect laptop keyboards and trackpads. Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica, 29 Jan. 2024 Each hole takes two-and-a-half days to complete, and will house vertical piping made of high density polyethylene, doubled back on itself like a giant bendy straw. Cara Buckley, New York Times, 23 Jan. 2024 The neurostimulator is built around a toothpick-sized device comprised of a bipolar electrode on one end, an electronic circuit board on the other, and a bendy connector piece in between. IEEE Spectrum, 13 Dec. 2021 These two are tall, bendy white characters with stringy green hair and googly Pac-Man eyes (the way Max Fleischer used to draw them, with a wedge missing), who want be famous, but can’t be bothered to work for it. Peter Debruge, Variety, 22 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bendy was in 1873

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Cite this Entry

“Bendy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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