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Meaning of WAXY

Pronunciation:  'waksee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having the paleness of wax; "the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy paleness"
  2. [adj]  resembling or covered with wax; "as shiny as a waxy pippin"; "the ceraceous surface of the leaves"
  3. [adj]  made of or covered with wax; "waxen candles"; "careful, the floor is waxy"
 

WAXY is a 4 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: ceraceous, colorless, colourless, smooth, waxen, waxen, waxlike
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wax"y\, a.
Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid;
adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible. ``Waxy
to persuasion.'' --Bp. Hall.

{Waxy degeneration} (Med.), amyloid degeneration. See under
   {Amyloid}.

{Waxy kidney}, {Waxy liver}, etc. (Med.), a kidney or liver
   affected by waxy degeneration.

 

 

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