Examples of stringy in a Sentence
a tough, stringy piece of meat
stringy hair that clearly needs a good washing
Recent Examples of stringy from the Web
Remove the seeds and stringy fibers with a metal spoon or ice cream scoop.
The latter dish boasted a different texture than fresh fruit, fleshy versus stringy, and was accompanied by a finger dish of chili salt for dipping.
Johnson chipped from one patch of fescue to another patch of the tall, stringy grass on his way to a double-bogey on the 14th hole.
The meat’s delectably glossy surface gives way to an interior that is noticeably textured without being stringy, and offers the perfect amount of resistance before sliding away from the bone.
Besides, my heart is in Asian vegetables, edible perennials, fiddlehead ferns, and callaloo, not flowering shrubs or stringy English beans.
There are chic neighborhoods from New York to Tokyo where hipsters with stringy hair are clad in Docs and flannel and military fatigues.
Snip off the main branch above the leaf stock to stimulate bushy versus stringy growth.
Pfeiffer, who employs a broad New York Jewish accent and looks to have taken pounds off her already slim frame for the role, has that tense stringy look that, in rich New York women, is often mistaken for beauty.
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First Known Use of stringy
STRINGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stringy for English Language Learners
: containing long, thin pieces that are like string and that are hard to chew
of hair : long, thin, and dirty
: having long, thin muscles
STRINGY Defined for Kids
Definition of stringy for Students
: containing, consisting of, or like string stringy meat stringy hair
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