adjective (sandier, sandiest)
1Covered in or consisting mostly of sand: pine woods and a fine sandy beach
More example sentences
- Coming back we crossed a vast expanse of low, sandy hummocks covered with sand verbena.
- The Brazos also has many sand bars and sandy beaches that make for great picnic spots or swim areas.
- If your soil is mostly sandy, the Nitrogen in the fertilizer should leach out fairly quickly with continued watering.
2(Especially of hair) light yellowish brown.
- He seemed a few years older than Pavel, had light brown eyes and sandy golden hair, and his cheeks were flushed from the run in the cold air.
- One of them had golden blond hair and a football player's build, while the second had light, sandy brown hair and blue eyes.
- He was very short and he had a mouse-like appearance; small nose, small eyes, pale skin and an extremely light sandy hair.
- Example sentences
- Calcium salts are notorious for solubility issues, causing sandiness or grittiness.
- ‘Mouthfeel is important because you can get sandiness or grittiness,’ he says.
- The mouthfeel is especially pleasing, smooth and creamy like Gruyere, but moister, with none of the sandiness that Gruyere can have.
Words that rhyme with sandyAndy, bandy, brandy, candy, dandy, Gandhi, glissandi, handy, jim-dandy, Kandy, Mandy, modus operandi, Nandi, randy, Río Grande, sandhi, sforzandi, shandy
(also pecan sandy)
noun (plural sandies)
A light, crumbly cookie, typically made with chopped pecans.
- I fantasized about thumbprint cookies, gooey with jam, and about silky buttery sandies melting in my mouth.
- Do you really know your pecan sandies from your chocolate-chip treats?
- I've experimented with pecan sandies and chocolate wafers as the base and fresh fruit, pie filling and sweetened sour cream as toppings.