adjective (sandier, sandiest)
- 1Covered in or consisting mostly of sand: pine woods and a fine sandy beachMore 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.More example sentences
- 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.
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- 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.
(also pecan sandy)
noun (plural sandies)
- A light, crumbly cookie, typically made with chopped pecans.More example sentences
- 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.