Definition of Stringy

1. Adjective. Lean and sinewy.

Exact synonyms: Wiry
Similar to: Lean, Thin
Derivative terms: Wiriness



2. Adjective. (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew.
Exact synonyms: Fibrous, Sinewy, Unchewable
Similar to: Tough

3. Adjective. Forming viscous or glutinous threads.
Exact synonyms: Ropey, Ropy, Thready
Similar to: Thick
Derivative terms: Ropiness

4. Adjective. Consisting of or containing string or strings.

Definition of Stringy

1. a. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous; filamentous; as, a stringy root.

Definition of Stringy

1. Adjective. Comprised of, or resembling, string or strings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stringy

1. resembling a string or strings [adj STRINGIER, STRINGIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stringy

stringify
stringifying
stringily
stringiness
stringinesses
stringing
stringing together
stringings
stringless
stringlike
stringpiece
stringpieces
strings
strings attached
strings together
stringy (current term)
stringybark
stringybark pine
stringybarks
strinkle
strinkled
strinkles
strip
strip-Jack-naked
strip-mine
strip-mined
strip-mines
strip-mining
strip-search
strip alert

Literary usage of Stringy

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1. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley Stephen Jones (1918)
"stringy Sentences to be Broken up 12. Avoid stringy compound sentences. The crude, rambling style which results from their use may be corrected by ..."

2. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley Stephen Jones (1918)
"stringy Sentences to be Broken up Avoid stringy compound sentences. The crude, rambling style which results from their use may be corrected by separating ..."

3. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley Stephen Jones (1922)
"stringy Sentences to be Broken up 12. Avoid stringy compound sentences. The crude, rambling style which results from their use may be corrected by ..."

4. Chemical and Physical Analysis of Milk, Condensed Milk, and Infants' Milk by Nicholas Gerber (1882)
"It is thick and of flat taste, and shows its stringy consistency if it is observed while it runs from the ... It is known to make milk likewise stringy. ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"P- 73 = " In truth, the forests of Australia (consisting principally of woods of iron-bark, stringy-bark, and other species of the Eucalyptus) seen at a ..."

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