Definition of "stringy" [string•y]

  • (adjective) Consisting of, resembling, or containing strings or a string.
  • (adjective) Slender and sinewy; wiry.
  • (adjective) Forming strings, as a viscous liquid; ropy.

Use "stringy" in a sentence

  • "Cabbage has always been there: pale and limp when boiled with corned beef or in stringy nest of tangy sauerkraut."
  • "The timber chiefly box, with some few trees of another species of eucalyptus called stringy bark, and cypress."
  • "She had little color, and her black hair was "stringy" -- which she hated!"

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