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
The Flon district, which formerly housed industrial warehouses, has become Lausanne’s trendy new hot spot and boasts restaurants, bars, clubs, exhibition spaces and even a sandy beach during the summer months.
Beneath the vines is the sandy soil that covers much of Eastern Washington and is practically devoid of nutrients.
As recently as the 1940s, vines covered almost 2,500 acres of these sandy soils.
The vehicle is described as a tan or beige 2004 GMC Yukon with Missouri plates: MH2P0D. Rohr is 5 feet 1 inch tall, 138 pounds with sandy hair and blue eyes.
Of the 27 miles of shoreline, 19 miles overlook sandy beaches.
Canoe Ridge Estate is right on the Columbia River, with sandy soil and plenty of afternoon breezes that give the resulting wines more restraint and elegance.
So if warm, sandy beaches outside the dormitories are a selling point, University of West Florida is a serviceable university to attend.
Spanning 30 acres, the massive water theme park features a multi-directional wave pool, Krakatau, a speeding body slide that drops 200 feet into the volcano below, a winding river perfect for chilling out, and sandy beaches.
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First Known Use of sandy
before 12th century
Synonymsfair, flaxen, golden, blond, straw, tawny
Related Wordsocherous (or ochreous); ash-blond (or ash-blonde), blondish, strawberry blonde (or strawberry blond), towheaded; gold, light, white
Near Antonymsblack-a-vised, brown, brunet (or brunette), dark, olive, swart, swarthy; black, ebony, raven
Definition of Sandy
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
- sandy soil
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