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wood·y

 (wo͝od′ē)
adj. wood·i·er, wood·i·est
1. Forming or consisting of wood; ligneous: woody tissue.
2. Marked by the presence of wood or xylem: woody plants.
3. Characteristic or suggestive of wood: a woody smell.
4. Abounding in trees; wooded.
n. also wood·ie (wo͝od′ē) pl. wood·ies
1. A station wagon with exterior wood paneling.
2. Vulgar Slang An erection of the penis.

wood′i·ness n.

woody

(ˈwʊdɪ)
adj, woodier or woodiest
1. (Forestry) abounding in or covered with forest or woods
2. (Forestry) connected with, belonging to, or situated in a wood
3. (Botany) consisting of or containing wood or lignin: woody tissue; woody stems.
4. resembling wood in hardness or texture
ˈwoodiness n

wood•y1

(ˈwʊd i)

adj. wood•i•er, wood•i•est.
1. abounding with woods; wooded.
2. belonging or pertaining to the woods; sylvan.
3. consisting of or containing wood; ligneous.
4. resembling wood, as in appearance, texture, or toughness: a woody vegetable.
[1325–75; Middle English wodi; see wood1, -y1]
wood′i•ness, n.

wood•y2

or wood•ie

(ˈwʊd i)

n., pl. wood•ies. Informal.
a station wagon having wood panels on the outside of the body.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.woody - made of or containing or resembling wood; "woody plants"; "perennial herbs with woody stems"; "a woody taste"
nonwoody - not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood
2.woody - abounding in treeswoody - abounding in trees; "an arboreous landscape"; "violets in woodsy shady spots"; "a woody area near the highway"
wooded - covered with growing trees and bushes etc; "wooded land"; "a heavily wooded tract"
3.woody - made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls
hard - resisting weight or pressure
Translations
كالخَشَبمُغَطَّى بالأشْجار
skovklædttræagtig
puupuuvartinen
fás
skógi vaxinnviîar-
drevitýdrevnatýlesnatý
ağaçlıkodunsuodunumsu

woody

[ˈwʊdɪ] ADJ (woodier (compar) (woodiest (superl)))
1. [plant, stem, texture] → leñoso; [odour] → a madera
2. (= wooded) [countryside] → lleno de bosque

woody

adj (+er)
(= wooded)waldig, bewaldet
(= like wood in texture) tissueholzig; woody paperholzhaltiges Papier

woody

[ˈwʊdɪ] adj (stem, plant) → ligneo/a

wood

(wud) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed. My desk is (made of) wood; She gathered some wood for the fire; I like the smell of a wood fire.
2. (often in plural) a group of growing trees. They went for a walk in the woods.
3. a golf-club whose head is made of wood.
ˈwooded adjective
(of land) covered with trees. a wooded hillside.
ˈwooden adjective
made of wood. three wooden chairs.
ˈwoody adjective
1. covered with trees. woody countryside.
2. (of a smell etc) of or like wood.
ˈwood carving noun
the art of carving wood.
ˈwoodcut noun
a print made by pressing a block of wood with design cut on it onto paper.
ˈwoodcutter noun
a person whose job is felling trees.
ˈwoodland noun
land covered with woods. a stretch of woodland.
ˈwoodlouseplural ˈwoodlice noun
a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.
ˈwoodpecker noun
a type of bird which pecks holes in the bark of trees, searching for insects.
ˈwood pulp noun
pulp from wood that can be used for making paper.
ˈwoodwind (-wind) noun
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) wind instruments made of wood.
ˈwoodwork noun
1. the art of making things from wood; carpentry. He did woodwork at school.
2. the wooden part of any structure. The woodwork in the house is rotting.
ˈwoodwormplurals ˈwoodworm, ~woodworms noun
the larva of a certain type of beetle, which bores into wood and destroys it.
out of the wood(s)
out of danger.
References in classic literature ?
The schoolhouse stood in a rather lonely but pleasant situation, just at the foot of a woody hill, with a brook running close by, and a formidable birch-tree growing at one end of it.
All by his own request, also, biscuits were then ranged round the sides within: a flask of fresh water was placed at the head, and a small bag of woody earth scraped up in the hold at the foot; and a piece of sail-cloth being rolled up for a pillow, Queequeg now entreated to be lifted into his final bed, that he might make trial of its comforts, if any it had.
The children acted as guides; they walked us along the top of the highest walls, then took us up into a high tower and showed us a wide and beautiful landscape, made up of wavy distances of woody hills, and a nearer prospect of undulating expanses of green lowlands, on the one hand, and castle-graced crags and ridges on the other, with the shining curves of the Neckar flowing between.
So he watched out for me one day in the spring, and catched me, and took me up the river about three mile in a skiff, and crossed over to the Illinois shore where it was woody and there warn't no houses but an old log hut in a place where the timber was so thick you couldn't find it if you didn't know where it was.
Finally a spade struck upon the coffin with a dull woody accent, and within another minute or two the men had hoisted it out on the ground.
High hills rose immediately behind, and at no great distance on each side; some of which were open downs, the others cultivated and woody.
The castle is large, the outer walls standing on a pleasant ascent from the river, but much overtopt by a high hill, on which the town stands, situated at the head of a rich and magnificent vale, formed by an amphitheatre of woody hills, in which flows the gentle Don.
I only saw the woody mountains against the horizon, because Captain Nemo did not wish to bring the ship to the wind.
It was a large, handsome stone building, standing well on rising ground, and backed by a ridge of high woody hills; and in front, a stream of some natural importance was swelled into greater, but without any artificial appearance.
Be all this as it may: the course of our party of bee hunters is to make a wide circuit through the woody river bottoms, and the patches of forest on the prairies, marking, as they go out, every tree in which they have detected a hive.
to prepare flax for weaving as linen it is softened(technically, "retted") by soaking in water, separated from its woody fibers by beating ("scutched"--this seems to be what Cooper means by "crackling"), and finally combed ("hatcheled")}
She set out walking again; but this day she was fortunate, for she was soon overtaken by a carrier's cart which carried her to Hinckley, and by the help of a return chaise, with a drunken postilion--who frightened her by driving like Jehu the son of Nimshi, and shouting hilarious remarks at her, twisting himself backwards on his saddle--she was before night in the heart of woody Warwickshire: but still almost a hundred miles from Windsor, they told her.