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wiry

Synonyms of wiry in English:

adjective

  • 1 a small, wiry man
    sinewy, strong, tough, athletic;
    lean, spare, thin, stringy, skinny
    literary thewy
    [Antonyms] frail, flabby
  • 2 his wiry black hair
    coarse, rough, stiff, tough, strong;
    curly, wavy
    [Antonyms] straight, smooth
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