Definition of papery in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪp(ə)ri/


Thin and dry like paper: papery onion skins
More example sentences
  • Garlic is ready to harvest when the leaves turn papery and fade.
  • Make sure you remove the papery membrane that you'll find between the two halves.
  • It is a beautiful tree, with gracious branches and a brilliant white papery peeling bark.
thin, paper-thin, gossamer-thin, ultra-thin, flimsy, delicate, insubstantial, fragile, frail, light, lightweight

Words that rhyme with papery

apery, drapery, japery, napery, vapoury (US vapory)

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