- An example of wiry is wild, stiff hair; wiry hair.
- An example of wiry is a tall, thin person; a wiry person.
- An example of wiry is a plant with thin, tough branches; a wiry plant.
- of wire
- like wire in shape and substance; stiff: wiry hair
- lean, sinewy, and strong: said of persons and animals
- produced by or as if by a vibrating wire: a wiry sound
- Of or relating to wire.
- Resembling wire in form or quality, especially in stiffness: wiry red hair.
- Sinewy and lean: He had a wiry build.
- Produced by or as if by wire being vibrated. Used of sounds: a wiry tone.
(comparative wirier, superlative wiriest)
From noun wire.