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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being lean and tough and sinewy.

Usage examples (13)
  • Adjective, : wiry grass. ,a wiry little person. ,wiry tones
  • Otherwise, his inborn wiriness can feed upon itself until it is uncontrollable.
  • The door closed upon their elasticity but the basic wiriness of hundreds of them clogged the door at the end.
  • He was slender and lacked the overt muscular toughness displayed by Ustal or even the wiriness of some armsmen. for more
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