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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lean and sinewy; Forming viscous or glutinous threads; (of meat) full of sinews.

Usage examples (36)
  • The timber chiefly box, with some few trees of another species of eucalyptus called stringy bark, and cypress.
  • Cabbage has always been there: pale and limp when boiled with corned beef or in stringy nest of tangy sauerkraut.
  • She had little color, and her black hair was "stringy" -- which she hated!
  • One tree is called the stringy bark, on account of the ragged appearance of its covering at the time it is shed. for more
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