tweedy

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adjective \ˈtwē-dē\

Definition of tweedy

tweedier

tweediest

  1. 1 :  of or resembling tweed <a tweedy wool blend>

  2. 2a :  given to wearing tweedsb :  informal or suggestive of the outdoors in taste or habitsc :  academic, scholarly <tweedy authors>

tweediness

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Examples of tweedy in a sentence

  1. The fabric is a tweedy blend of wool and mohair.

1912

First Known Use of tweedy

1912


TWEEDY Defined for English Language Learners

tweedy

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adjective \ˈtwē-dē\

Definition of tweedy for English Language Learners

  • : made of tweed or resembling tweed

  • : wearing tweed clothing or tending to wear tweed clothing


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