Recent Examples of spidery from the Web
His frequent solos began with delicate, spidery lines that grew into turbulent squalls of notes but never quite became searing.
Without the BrainPort, Weihenmayer’s climbing style is inelegant but astonishingly fast—a spidery scramble with arms and feet sweeping like windshield wipers across the wall in front of him in order to feel out the next hold.
On first exposure to moisture after a dry spell, the nodules quickly sprout a network of pale, spidery rain roots, allowing a cactus to suck up every possible droplet from a light desert sprinkle.
The sensational, spidery plot of the most gripping game of thrones in modern history is best captured by two images.
The illusion of the spider’s legs is created by elongated scales that grow outward from the tail and become erect during an ambush, creating the lure’s spidery look, the team found.
Centered high on the side of the building, enormous in red neon, are the Hanzi characters for Shen Zhen, drawn in a rather spidery hand.
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First Known Use of spidery
SPIDERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spidery for English Language Learners
: long and thin like the legs of a spider
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