Definition of papery
: resembling paper in thinness or consistency papery leaves papery silk
Examples of papery in a Sentence
a berry with papery skin
the papery wing of a moth
Recent Examples of papery from the Web
Gross notes that given the UK’s plan to transfer thousands of European laws to its own books, the question is again rearing its papery head.
Reddish seed capsules and exfoliating papery bark extend the season for months.
Dear Diary: Lined up in rows Folded in thin papery wrap Potato, kasha, or cherry cheese Mrs. Stahl’s knishes.
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First Known Use of papery
PAPERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of papery for English Language Learners
: very thin or dry like paper
PAPERY Defined for Kids
Definition of papery for Students
: very thin or dry
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