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bendy Syllabification: bend·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbendē/

Definition of bendy in English:

adjective (bendier, bendiest)

informal
Capable of bending; soft and flexible.
Example sentences
  • The most amusing thing I bought was a plastic box full of bendy drinking straws.
  • We took pictures of the ziraffe (her strange bendy giraffe with zebra stripes capable of manifold contortions).
  • Its general manager says the flexible displays are far more advanced than other bendy screens in terms of size, resolution and the complexity of the organic electronics used.

Derivatives

bendiness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Now choose the Direct Select tool and play around with the anchor points to get the bendiness you require.
  • There is a huge potential to generate superior plant species with augmented levels of requested characteristics e.g. improving the bendiness of Fraxinus.
  • Contortionist Daniel Browning Smith discovered his incredible bendiness as a child when he fell from a top bunk and did the splits.

Words that rhyme with bendy

effendi, Gassendi, modus vivendi, trendy, Wendy

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