Definición de wiry en inglés:

wiry

Silabificación: wir·y
Pronunciación: /ˈwī(ə)rē
 
/

adjetivo (wirier, wiriest)

  • 1Resembling wire in form and texture: his wiry black hair
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He had long, wiry black hair, and a bristly goatee-beard-mustache combination around his lower face.
    • She settled into her bedroll and ran a slender hand through the mass of wiry black hair atop her head, pulling it back into a ponytail.
    • His dark eyes sparkled with life and amusement from the mass of black wiry hair that covered his face.
    Sinónimos
    coarse, rough, stiff; curly, wavy
  • 1.1(Of a person) lean, tough, and sinewy: Bernadette was a small, wiry woman
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I turned around to face him, doing everything I could not to gawk at his lean, wiry figure.
    • A thin wiry man was sitting at the counter, downing a bottle of beer.
    • He was a small, spare, wiry man, highly intelligent, with unusual gifts of persuasion and leadership.
    Sinónimos
    sinewy, athletic, strong; lean, spare, thin, stringy, skinny

Derivativos

wirily

Pronunciación: /ˈwīrəlē/
adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yet he only smiled wirily, and handed me the bike.
  • He is wirily built, with deep, twinkling blue eyes and a shimmering midnight blue robe.

wiriness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Englishman, also 22 years of age, seemed broader, taller, his muscles more pronounced and his expression meaner, next to Simpson's pallid wiriness.
  • But there was a residual wiriness, as he sat, a strength remaining from a lifetime of vigorous activity in nature.
  • The texture of abandoned fields and fencerows is imparted mainly by the cluttered verticality of grassblades, and the scrawny wiriness of tough-stemmed, small-leafed weeds.

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