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

Definition of bendy

chiefly British

Examples of bendy in a Sentence

the kids love to use bendy straws
Recent Examples on the Web Memories, the drugstore packages said, in a bendy font that faded in thickness, toward the word’s conclusion, to become confetti. Kathleen Alcott, Harper’s Magazine , 27 Apr. 2022 Most recently, TheElec on Monday reported that South Korean company SK IE Technology will make transparent polyimide films to cover the bendy 4K OLED panels. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 20 Apr. 2022 Jumping from the far end of the branch would reduce the gap, but the bendy tip would be less stable. Washington Post, 12 Apr. 2022 The company is behind the iconic Gorillapod, the amazing little black-and-white bendy device that is a brilliant alternative to a mini tripod. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 31 Jan. 2022 For one, although the microprocessor is built on a substrate of flexible plastic, it was tested on a flat--not bendy--surface. Christopher Intagliata, Scientific American, 24 Aug. 2021 But black holes take their cues from general relativity, the theory that space and time form a bendy fabric and gravity is the fabric’s curves. Quanta Magazine, 23 Aug. 2021 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,, 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, 28 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bendy

1873, in the meaning defined above

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10 May 2022

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“Bendy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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