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
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.
The canal was started in Rome where the terrain is flat and the soil is sandy.
Delivery Hero's Swedish Chief Executive Officer Niklas Oestberg, a sandy-haired, 37-year-old former management consultant, founded a forerunner company in Stockholm in 2008.
Lee’s Summit comes in at No. 59 — possibly for the sandy expanses along Lake Jacomo.
Old Orchard Beach just outside Portland has a sandy beach, busy pier with food, drink and souvenirs, and an old-fashioned amusement park.
In 2007, other researchers had analyzed the DNA of modern cats to show that all living domestic cats trace their ancestry to the Near Eastern wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica)—a small, sandy-colored feline that looks like a Mackerel tabby.
Rub the zest into the sugar with your fingertips until the sugar is sandy and moist and fragrant with lemon.
Something is happening. The sun is up before 6:30 a.m. these days, sending people on the year’s first hunt for a tropical, or at least sandy escape.
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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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