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sand·y

 (săn′dē)
adj. sand·i·er, sand·i·est
1. Covered with, full of, or consisting of sand.
2. Having characteristics similar to sand.
3. Of the color of sand; light yellowish brown.

sand′i·ness n.

sandy

(ˈsændɪ)
adj, sandier or sandiest
1. consisting of, containing, or covered with sand
2. (Colours) (esp of hair) reddish-yellow
3. resembling sand in texture
ˈsandiness n

sand•y

(ˈsæn di)

adj. sand•i•er, sand•i•est.
1. of the nature of or consisting of sand.
2. containing or covered with sand.
3. of a yellowish red color: sandy hair.
[before 1000]

San•dy

(ˈsæn di)

n.
a town in central Utah, S of Salt Lake City. 75,058.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sandy - of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown; "flaxen locks"
blond, blonde, light-haired - being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes; "blond Scandinavians"; "a house full of light-haired children"
2.sandy - resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas; "arenaceous limestone"; "arenaceous grasses"
Translations
أصْفَر كَلَون الرَّمْل، رَمْليرَمْلي
písečnýpískové barvy
sandfarvet
homokosvörösesszõke
ljósrauîursendinn
piesková farbapiesočný
peščen
kum rengikumlu

sandy

[ˈsændɪ] ADJ (sandier (compar) (sandiest (superl)))
1. [beach] → arenoso
2. (in colour) [hair] → rubio

sandy

[ˈsændi] adj
[soil, path] → sablonneux/euse; [beach] → de sable
[colour] → sable inv, blond roux invsand yacht nchar m à voilesand-yachting [ˈsændjɒtɪŋ] n
to go sand-yachting → faire du char à voile

sandy

adj (+er)
sandig; sandy beachSandstrand m
(colour) → rötlich; hairrotblond

sandy

[ˈsændɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → sabbioso/a; (colour) → color sabbia inv; (hair) → biondo rossiccio inv

sand

(sӕnd) noun
1. a large amount of tiny particles of crushed rocks, shells etc, found on beaches etc.
2. an area of sand, especially on a beach. We lay on the sand.
verb
to smooth with eg sand-paper. The floor should be sanded before you varnish it.
ˈsandy adjective
1. filled or covered with sand. a sandy beach.
2. (of hair) yellowish-red in colour. She has fair skin and sandy hair.
sandbank (ˈsӕnbӕŋk) noun
a bank of sand formed by tides and currents.
sandcastle (ˈsӕnkaːsl) noun
a pile of sand, sometimes made to look like a castle, built especially by children on beaches.
sandpaper (ˈsӕnpeipə) noun
a type of paper with sand glued to it, used for smoothing and polishing.
verb
to make smooth with sandpaper.
sandshoes (ˈsӕnʃuːz) noun plural
soft light shoes, often with rubber soles.
sandstone (ˈsӕnstəun) noun
a soft type of rock made of layers of sand pressed together.
sand-storm (ˈsӕnstoːm) noun
a storm of wind, carrying with it clouds of sand. We were caught in a sandstorm in the desert.

sandy

a. arenoso-a.
References in classic literature ?
His fresh color and sandy hair and quick-changing blue eyes are those of a young man, and his sympathetic, solicitous interest in women is as youthful as it is Western and American.
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
Let him go--let him go; 'tis but one man, and he without rifle or bow, many a long mile from his French commerades; and like a rattler that lost his fangs, he can do no further mischief, until such time as he, and we too, may leave the prints of our moccasins over a long reach of sandy plain.
This road leads through a sandy hollow shaded by trees for about a quarter of a mile, where it crosses the bridge famous in goblin story; and just beyond swells the green knoll on which stands the whitewashed church.
The mayor of Sandy Creek, Oklahoma, has skipped with a hundred thousand dollars.
A very heavy mat of sandy hair, in a decidedly tousled condition, and a beard of some days' growth, gave the worthy man an appearance, to say the least, not particularly prepossessing.
Next we slid into the river and had a swim, so as to freshen up and cool off; then we set down on the sandy bottom where the water was about knee deep, and watched the day- light come.
I judge it was about a couple of weeks or so after this that I dropped old Sandy McWilliams a note one day - it was a Tuesday - and asked him to come over and take his manna and quails with me next day; and the first thing he did when he stepped in was to twinkle his eye in a sly way, and say, -
This superintendent was a slim creature of thirty-five, with a sandy goatee and short sandy hair; he wore a stiff standing-collar whose upper edge almost reached his ears and whose sharp points curved forward abreast the corners of his mouth -- a fence that compelled a straight lookout ahead, and a turning of the whole body when a side view was required; his chin was propped on a spreading cravat which was as broad and as long as a bank-note, and had fringed ends; his boot toes were turned sharply up, in the fashion of the day, like sleigh- runners -- an effect patiently and laboriously produced by the young men by sitting with their toes pressed against a wall for hours together.
It has young trees and baby bushes on each side of it, and it's a shallow chattering little brook with a white sandy bottom and lots of little shiny pebbles.
That night, I fell in with Sandy Jenkins, a slave with whom I was somewhat acquainted.
Sighs of the winds that blew over a little garden-tomb were mingled with them also, and both were audible to Lucie, in a hushed murmur--like the breathing of a summer sea asleep upon a sandy shore --as the little Lucie, comically studious at the task of the morning, or dressing a doll at her mother's footstool, chattered in the tongues of the Two Cities that were blended in her life.