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adj. thread·i·er, thread·i·est
1. Consisting of or resembling thread; filamentous.
2. Capable of forming or tending to form threads; viscid.
3. Medicine Weak and shallow. Used of a pulse.
4. Lacking fullness of tone; thin: a thready voice.

thread′i·ness n.


adj, threadier or threadiest
1. of, relating to, or resembling a thread or threads
2. (Medicine) med (of the pulse) barely perceptible; weak; fine
3. sounding thin, weak, or reedy: a thready tenor.
ˈthreadiness n


(ˈθrɛd i)

adj. i•er, i•est.
1. consisting of or resembling a thread or threads; filamentous.
2. stringy or viscid, as a liquid.
3. (of the pulse) thin and feeble.
4. (of sound, the voice, etc.) weak; feeble.
thread′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thready - forming viscous or glutinous threads
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
2.thready - thin in diameter; resembling a thread
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
References in classic literature ?
His features were peaky and sallow, and his little pointed beard was thready and ill-nourished.
Absolute exhaustion--possibly mere hunger and fatigue," said I, with my finger on the thready pulse, where the stream of life trickled thin and small.
Reflecting Day-Lewis's cadaverous appearance, there is certainly no fat on this lean and sinuous affair which is far Thready or not: Krieps is mesmerising removed from cuddly Sunday night TV drama.
days Headache Yes Yes Yes Myalgia Yes Yes Yes Nausea Yes Yes Yes Prostration Yes Yes Yes Retroorbital pain Yes Yes Yes 2 patients Adenomegaly Yes Yes No Chills Yes No Yes Dizziness Yes Yes No Low back pain No Yes Yes Taste alteration Yes Yes No Vomiting Yes No Yes 1 patient Anorexia No No Yes Cold extremities Yes No No Cough Yes No No Dyspnea No Yes No Eye congestion No Yes No Eye redness perception No Yes No ([dagger]) Hemoconcentration No No Yes Hoarseness No Yes No Leukopenia No Yes No Oropharyngeal pain Yes No No Otalgia No Yes No Pruritus No Yes No Thready pulse Yes No No * No patients had exanthema.
His book, "Essential Prescriptions from the Golden Cabinet", described the observation of weak and thready radial pulse in palpitations.
He and Spribille wondered how the yellow, toxin-bearing, thready tangles of lichen called Bryoria tortuosa could have the same fungus and the same algal partner --and thus technically be the same species--as the brown, toxin-poor lichen called B.
Admission BP was 90/70mmHg, pulse 116/min, thready and patient was sweating profusely.
Jan also said the thready aspect of Sturgeon's writing - lacking good letter formations - means that she does not like to commit.
A manual Doppler scan can be helpful in assessing a weak or thready pulse (Wiseman & Curtis, 2011).
The formal methodological introduction is thready, to say the least, and incorporates such pearls of wisdom as the decision to focus principally on those developments where the source base is particularly rich, or the decision to focus principally on those developments in which van Dam and Marx were actually involved in order to create a particularly thorough account of their involvement.
Children with sickle cell disease, bronchial asthma, severe anaemia (haematocrit <15%) and clinical features of shock, such as cold, clammy extremities, weak, thready pulse and other parameters of poor peripheral perfusion were excluded from the study.
Quail, at least as Masseto's Chef Tippi Tambunting cooked it, is not thready like chicken but tender and a little gamey.