Definition of "twiggy" [twig•gy]

  • Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility. (adjective)
  • Abounding in twigs: a twiggy branch. (adjective)

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Use "twiggy" in a sentence
  • "Tasted without food, it's what I can only describe as twiggy - it's as if they have crushed the vines along with the grapes."
  • "The computer up for sale is a 2/5, the owner thinks it was one of the original Lisas converted to a Lisa 2, as evidenced by the "twiggy" Power Connector in the Diskette bay and serial number."
  • "My arms and hands look kind of twiggy, and my wedding ring slid off when I was doing the dishes the other day."