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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points.

Usage examples (13)
  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Potter, you are nothing but a scurry little slivery.
  • Only thing I can think of worse than dusty black pepper: slivery carrot sticks.
  • Nan and Phoebe laughed as soft, slivery and bristled as drunken angels tinkling.
  • Most of the bluing is worn from the barrel and the bold handle is slivery but it's still a tack driver. for more
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