bendy

adjective
\ ˈben-dē How to pronounce bendy (audio) \

Definition of bendy

chiefly British

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the kids love to use bendy straws
Recent Examples on the Web Outsize and awkward, its bendy waist looking like a tattered accordion between cars, the bus prowled one of the city’s widest streets. Annalee Newitz, SFChronicle.com, "‘I’m with Muni — how can I help?’ Annalee Newitz’s short fiction imagines a new kind of social support system in SF," 12 July 2020 With hinges and moving parts, the surface under the display might have some gaps in it, especially at the bendy parts. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review—I think I hate flip phones," 28 Feb. 2020 The game monitors players’ movements using a leg strap that contains a motion-sensing Nintendo Switch controller and a big, bendy resistance ring. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, "Coronavirus Fears Spark a Run on Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure," 10 Mar. 2020 The latest trend is flip phones with a far more limited display on the front and a super-tall, bendy screen on the inside. David Goldman, CNN, "Google's got 'something exciting' coming for Samsung's Galaxy S20 launch event," 7 Feb. 2020 The bendier ones like lead or aluminum are definitely not stretchy. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Stretchy, Degradable Semiconductors Are the Future of Everything," 14 Nov. 2019 The joke is always the same, but watching bendy teenagers flop their bodies around into unlikely shapes and scenarios never really gets old. Kaitlyn Tiffany, The Atlantic, "How to Make a Website," 11 Nov. 2019 Soft and bendy and fresh in the right places, a little char in the right places. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "Huntsville’s popular taco-bus goes indoors," 1 Oct. 2019 The researchers used machine learning to make a map of those bendy reflections. Scientific American, "Test Pilot Geese, Planetary Wrecking Balls and Super AI Vision: The Week’s Best Science GIFs," 6 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of bendy

1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Bendy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bendy. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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