spidery

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adjective spi·dery \ˈspī-də-rē\

Definition of spidery

  1. 1a :  resembling a spider in form or mannerb :  resembling a spiderweb spidery handwriting; especially :  composed of fine threads or lines in a weblike arrangement spidery lace

  2. 2 :  infested with spiders

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First Known Use of spidery

1825


SPIDERY Defined for English Language Learners

spidery

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Definition of spidery for English Language Learners

  • : long and thin like the legs of a spider


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