sandy

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adjective \ˈsan-dē\

Definition of sandy

sandier

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sandiest

  1. 1a :  consisting of or containing sand :  full of sandb :  sprinkled with sand

  2. 2 :  of the color sand

sandiness

noun

Examples of sandy in a Sentence

  1. The soil in my garden is very sandy.

  2. the child with sandy hair really stood out among the brunettes

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First Known Use of sandy

before 12th century


Sandy

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geographical name \ˈsan-dē\

Definition of Sandy

  1. city in northern Utah south of Salt Lake City population 87,461


SANDY Defined for English Language Learners

sandy

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adjective

Definition of sandy for English Language Learners

  • : full of or covered with sand

  • : having a yellowish-gray or yellowish-brown color


SANDY Defined for Kids

sandy

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adjective \ˈsan-dē\

Definition of sandy for Students

sandier

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sandiest

  1. 1 :  full of or covered with sand sandy soil

  2. 2 :  of a yellowish gray color sandy hair



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