Wiry meaning

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Sinewy and lean.

He had a wiry build.

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Don't fight him. He may be small, but he's wiry.

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Like wire in shape and substance; stiff.

Wiry hair.

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Lean, sinewy, and strong.
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Produced by or as if by wire being vibrated. Used of sounds.

A wiry tone.

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Of wire.
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Produced by or as if by a vibrating wire.

A wiry sound.

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The definition of wiry is a person or thing that looks like wire.

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.

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Of or relating to wire.
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Resembling wire in form or quality, especially in stiffness.

Wiry red hair.

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Origin of wiry

  • From noun wire.

    From Wiktionary