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Meaning of STEELY

Pronunciation:  'steelee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  resembling steel in hardness
  2. [adj]  resembling steel as in hardness; "steely eyes"; "steely nerves like those of a steeplejack"
 

STEELY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: hard
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Steel"y\, a.
1. Made of steel; consisting of steel. ``The steely point of
   Clifford's lance.'' --Shak.

         Around his shop the steely sparkles flew. --Gay.

2. Resembling steel; hard; firm; having the color of steel.
   ``His hair was steely gray.'' --The Century.

         She would unarm her noble heart of that steely
         resistance against the sweet blows of love. --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

{Steely iron}, a compound of iron containing less than one
   half of one per cent of carbon.

 

 

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