thready

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adjective \ˈthre-dē\

Definition of thready

  1. 1 :  consisting of or bearing fibers or filaments a thready bark

  2. 2a :  resembling a thread :  filamentousb :  tending to form or draw out into strands :  ropy

  3. 3 :  lacking in fullness, body, or vigor :  thin a thready voice

threadiness

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First Known Use of thready

1597


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thready

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adjective \-ē\

Medical Definition of thready

  1. 1:  resembling a thread

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or being a thready pulse

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