Racehorses are often wiry which can add to their speed on the course. From LearnThat.org.
wiry red hair. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Her figure was one of the few that may correctly be termed wiry, but it was perfect. From Wordnik.com. [Observations of a Retired Veteran]
Anytime it snows, the mountain guys get kind of wiry and the energy picks up. From Wordnik.com. [Vail Daily - Top Stories] Reference
At 57, he is buff and wiry from swimming an hour a day. From Wordnik.com. [Politics: The Water Walker] Reference
She uncurled against me, her wiry head emerged from the jacket. From Wordnik.com. [Circling '84] Reference
The trees appeared to be dark, wiry shadows bowling in the breeze. From Wordnik.com. [Gold Digger] Reference
During his stay, Nohara's wiry goatee has grown into a scraggly mass. From Wordnik.com. [Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide] Reference
REEVES: A few yards away, there's a wiry-looking boy selling handy crafts. From Wordnik.com. [On A Hard Road, Young Indians Seek A Better Life] Reference
"I've been writing since high school," says the wiry, intense 28-year-old. From Wordnik.com. [Mambo King Of Comedy] Reference
He was wiry grace, and he always landed, out of breath, against the window. From Wordnik.com. [One-Way Ticket] Reference
His hair is tousled and wiry and a mix of metal tones, like much of his art. From Wordnik.com. [Ways of Seeing] Reference
In his 60s, Tachikawa is a wiry, white-haired presence, definitely no pushover. From Wordnik.com. [Random Access Online: Calling The Net] Reference
The dog, a male, was not much more than a pup, with wiry hair in tones of red and grey. From Wordnik.com. [Karma, Old Dogs, and Fine Men] Reference
Justice Destourbet, having strong, wiry limbs, ascended cheerily the steep mountain-path. From Wordnik.com. [The French Immortals Series — Complete] Reference
This year, the earnest, wiry Martinez will construct installations in Moscow and Santa Fe. From Wordnik.com. [New Faces For The New Year ..Mr.-] Reference
Billy took after their father: small wiry body, long bony face, and a rusty mop of curls. From Wordnik.com. [Mama's Boys] Reference
He was not shouting, just intense -- a word that describes the trim, wiry general perfectly. From Wordnik.com. [Off Beat: A Candid Candidate] Reference
He is slender, not tall, wiry, and looks as if he could endure any amount of physical exercise. From Wordnik.com. [Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals] Reference
To his left sat a wiry haired dog, whose rosy coat was punctuated with wisps of black and grey. From Wordnik.com. [Karma, Old Dogs, and Fine Men] Reference
Compact and wiry, he entered a room as if propelled by some invisible force, ready for business. From Wordnik.com. [The Philosopher And The Pragmatist] Reference
Fortunately, Wright's Lincoln is smooth and wiry, and he turns Parks's prose into lilting poetry. From Wordnik.com. [Entertainment Shorts] Reference
Graybill, a wiry 28-year-old with a leathery tan, made a 2-inch circle with his thumb and finger. From Wordnik.com. [Gulf Oil Spill: Debris In Relief Well Sets Back Work On Gusher] Reference
Spring came and went, with the wiry engineering student hopping into a handful of collegiate races. From Wordnik.com. [Blood flow condition forces Kelly Benefit Strategies’ Ian MacGregor to retire from bike racing] Reference
Every one of them has a wiry square beard, except one, who has an old-fashioned curled mustache instead. From Wordnik.com. [House] Reference
"Without Fairtrade we wouldn't have survived as farmers," says Isidro Guerrero, a wiry 53-year-old farmer. From Wordnik.com. [How Fair Is Fairtrade?] Reference
The wired, wiry, 6-foot-4 Illinois native barely graduated from high school and then struggled through bit parts for eight years. From Wordnik.com. [Swinging High] Reference
(Soundbite of music) Dr. HOLMES: (Reading) For here forlorn and sad I sit within the wiry grate, and tremble at the approaching morn. From Wordnik.com. [A Mouse Asks for Mercy] Reference
Dappy projects his small, wiry Anglo-Greek Cypriot self into an east London photographic studio at a little under a billion miles an hour. From Wordnik.com. [N-Dubz: 'We were naughty. We used to cause madness!'] Reference
Above all, the swagger of the blue-collar Teamsters boss who tried to outtough that wiry Kennedy brother in the attorney general's office. From Wordnik.com. [From Chinatown To Motown] Reference
His hips were just a little loose, and his legs were thick and muscular from running, and his walk gave him a sort of coiled and wiry look. From Wordnik.com. [Ann, meet Bob] Reference
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