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Meaning of STRINGY

Pronunciation:  'streengee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lean and sinewy
  2. [adj]  forming viscous or glutinous threads
  3. [adj]  (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
 

STRINGY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: fibrous, lean, ropey, ropy, sinewy, thick, thin, thready, tough, unchewable, wiry
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\String"y\, a.
1. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous;
   filamentous; as, a stringy root.

2. Capable of being drawn into a string, as a glutinous
   substance; ropy; viscid; gluely.

{Stringy bark} (Bot.), a name given in Australia to several
   trees of the genus Eucalyptus (as {E. amygdalina, obliqua,
   capitellata, macrorhyncha, piperita, pilularis, &
   tetradonta}), which have a fibrous bark used by the
   aborigines for making cordage and cloth.

 

 

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