Definition of papery in English:


Syllabification: pa·per·y
Pronunciation: /ˈpāpərē


Thin and dry like paper.
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, flimsy, delicate, insubstantial, light, lightweight

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