Definition of Stretchy

1. Adjective. Capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape.

Exact synonyms: Stretchable
Similar to: Elastic
Derivative terms: Stretchability, Stretch, Stretchiness



Definition of Stretchy

1. Adjective. Capable of stretching, elastic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stretchy

1. having a tendency to stretch [adj STRETCHIER, STRETCHIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stretchy

stretches out
stretches the truth
stretchest
stretcheth
stretchier
stretchiest
stretchily
stretchiness
stretching
stretching(a)
stretching out
stretching the truth
stretchings
stretchmark
stretcht
stretchy (current term)
stretta
strettas
strette
stretti
stretto
strettos
streusel
streusels
strew
strewage
strewages
strewed
strewer
strewers

Literary usage of Stretchy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: Ed. Under the Authority of the by Ezra Stiles (1901)
"... days ago & found 2 R 8>i Inch.—Another Rod of a part of Line of double Thickness & less stretchy 1 R 1 Inch. [Sketch of New Haven Harbor by Dr. Stiles. ..."

2. Tire Making and Merchandising by Frank Rufus Goodell (1918)
"The tire carried a hard rubber bead so vulcanized as tq be slightly "stretchy" and the diameter slightly less than that of the rim. ..."

3. Report of the Special Commission Appointed to Investigate the Affairs of the by United States, Thomas Clement Fletcher (1875)
"... and, second, in crossing those two stretchy of sandy road we lose a great many cattle for the want of water in the dry season. Mr. HARRIS. ..."

4. The Law of Unfair Competition and Trademarks: With Chapters on Good-will by Harry Dwight Nims (1917)
"The words "stretchy Seam" are intended to convey to the mind of the purchaser precisely the same idea as is conveyed by the words "Elastic Seam," words not ..."

5. The Law of Unfair Business Competition: Including Chapters on Trade Secrets by Harry Dwight Nims (1909)
"The defendants put upon their goods an oval stamp reading as follows: " Standard stretchy Seam," with three lines printed below, and the number " 50. ..."

6. The Manufacture of Boots and Shoes: Being a Modern Treatise of All the by F. Y. GOLDING (1902)
"108; so that uppers of very light texture or of a stretchy nature require to be pitched more backward than those of a stouter or less stretchy material. ..."

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