Definitions of stringy

  1. Stringiness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. lean and sinewy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous; filamentous; as, a stringy root. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Consisting of, or like, fibers, or threads; as, stringy meat; gluey; ropy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Consisting of strings or small threads: fibrous: capable of being drawn into strings. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Fibrous; ropy; viscous. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Consisting of strings or small threads; filamentous; ropy; viscid. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Consisting of small threads; fibrous; ropy; viscid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for stringy

  1. He chuckled hoarsely to himself, and the long, stringy sinews of his throat jerked and quivered. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. I stood some time admiring this shrub, and then cutting up one of them, I found it weighed about two pounds; they had a tough green rind or covering, very smooth, and the inside full of a stringy pulp, quite white. – Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.) by Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen