lingy

1 of 2

adjective (1)

ˈliŋē
-er/-est
: covered with or abounding in heaths, especially heather : heathy, heathery

lingy

2 of 2

adjective (2)

lin·​gy
ˈlinji
dialectal, England

Word History

Etymology

Adjective (1)

ling entry 2 + -y

Adjective (2)

origin unknown

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“Lingy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lingy. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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