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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 ?
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, -
He had black prick ears and sandy coloured whiskers.
Plan of the Salt Lake expedition Great sandy deserts Sufferings from thirst Ogden's River Trails and smoke of lurking savages Thefts at night A trapper's revenge Alarms of a guilty conscience A murderous victory Californian mountains Plains along the Pacific Arrival at Monterey Account of the place and neighborhood Lower California Its extent The Peninsula Soil Climate Production Its settlements by the Jesuits Their sway over the Indians Their expulsion Ruins of a missionary establishment Sublime scenery Upper California Missions Their power and policy Resources of the country Designs of foreign nations
He was a florid man, with sandy hair and a large sandy moustache; from the middle of his watch-chain hung a bunch of football medals.
The workmen all looked up; Jim Salt, a burly, red-haired man known as Sandy Jim, paused from his planing, and Adam said to Seth, with a sharp glance of surprise, "What
He was a sandy little man, hair sandy, complexion sandy, and eyes sandy, too.
Flint's, or Sandy Pond, in Lincoln, our greatest lake and inland sea, lies about a mile east of Walden.
I must own that we found it far prettier than anything we had known in Southern Ohio, which we were so fond of and so loath to leave, and as I look back it still seems to me one of the prettiest little places I have ever known, with its white wooden houses, glimmering in the dark of its elms and maples, and their silent gardens beside each, and the silent, grass- bordered, sandy streets between them.
I had crossed a marshy tract full of willows, bulrushes, and odd, outlandish, swampy trees; and I had now come out upon the skirts of an open piece of undulating, sandy country, about a mile long, dotted with a few pines and a great number of contorted trees, not unlike the oak in growth, but pale in the foliage, like willows.
Various kinds of isis, clusters of pure tuft-coral, prickly fungi, and anemones formed a brilliant garden of flowers, decked with their collarettes of blue tentacles, sea-stars studding the sandy bottom.
These plains are often of a desolate sterility; mere sandy wastes, formed of the detritus of the granite heights, destitute of trees and herbage, scorched by the ardent and reflected rays of the summer's sun, and in winter swept by chilling blasts from the snow-clad mountains.
That night, I fell in with Sandy Jenkins, a slave with whom I was somewhat acquainted.