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Definition of "woody" []

  • Forming or consisting of wood; ligneous: woody tissue. (adjective)
  • Marked by the presence of wood or xylem: woody plants. (adjective)
  • Characteristic or suggestive of wood: a woody smell. (adjective)
  • Abounding in trees; wooded. (adjective)
  • A station wagon with exterior wood paneling. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "woody" in a sentence
  • "The stem, while woody, is thin enough that I think in the spring when it goes back outside, I can stake it up so that it has a mini-standard form."
  • "This looks good. mangoshakes woody is da man. slash i'm hoping the first time he fights elias, elias kicks his butt and runs away leaving defendor to scream "DAAAAAAAMN""
  • "My personal big woody is how medical advances over the next century will becme what we would consider today to be absolute magic."