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Meaning of SPLINTERY

Pronunciation:  spl'inturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  subject to breaking into sharp slender pieces
  2. [adj]  resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points; "a rough splintery floor of old pine boards"
 

SPLINTERY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: breakable, slivery
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Splin"ter*y\ (-[y^]), a.
Consisting of splinters; resembling splinters; as, the
splintery fracture of a mineral.

 

 

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