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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Long and slender resembling a certain type of grass; Frail, week; Resembling a certain type of wind instrument.

Usage examples (32)
  • I flinched, and he gritted his teeth, breathing in short, reedy gasps.
  • They roost at night in reedy or marshy areas near Lake Chapala or irrigation ditches.
  • He performs badly under pressure and has a thin reedy weak voice which does not exactly inspire confidence.
  • In the succeeding years, a different character was substituted for "reedy," and the Yoshiwara became known as the happy field. for more
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