cobwebby

adjective cob·web·by \ -ˌwe-bē \

Definition of cobwebby

cobwebbier; cobwebbiest
1 : filled or covered with cobwebs
  • a cobwebby barn
2 : gossamer
  • cobwebby lace
3 : musty, well-worn
  • a cobwebby plot device
  • cobwebby quaintness

Examples of cobwebby in a Sentence

  1. wore a gown of cobwebby georgette

  2. cobwebby bits of cracker-barrel philosophy that were stale even 200 years ago

First Known Use of cobwebby

1854

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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