Definition of sandy
1a : consisting of or containing sand : full of sandb : sprinkled with sand
2 : of the color sand
Examples of sandy in a Sentence
The soil in my garden is very sandy.
the child with sandy hair really stood out among the brunettes
Recent Examples of sandy from the Web
Kayakers meet at a sandy boat landing off the Haulover Canal in the middle of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near Titusville.
Rosy dresses, sandy-colored knits and jean jackets fill the racks of the shop.
Shore fishers caught surf perch along sandy beaches like Lawson’s Landing and Doran.
Fishers is planning a 70-acre public park and beach at tony Geist Reservoir, a sandy sanctuary offering paddle board and kayak rentals, a biking trail, volleyball and a natural habitat for bird watching.
A shipwreck, a small town, sandy beaches and a wild river.
Amenities — for whites — improved over time, among them the installation of a sandy beach and bathhouses on the Tidal Basin’s eastern shore.
In staging the Minya attack, at least seven armed assailants, some masked, lay in wait for the victims on a sandy road leading from a busy highway to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor, which is home to about 100 monks.
Our campsite is tucked away in mixed forest with a nice canopy overhead and a level, sandy surface.
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First Known Use of sandy
before 12th century
Definition of Sandy
city in northern Utah south of Salt Lake City population 87,461
SANDY Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of sandy for Students
1 : full of or covered with sand sandy soil
2 : of a yellowish gray color sandy hair
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