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reed·y

 (rē′dē)
adj. reed·i·er, reed·i·est
1. Full of reeds.
2. Made of reeds.
3. Resembling a reed, especially in being thin or fragile: "reedy businessmen in severe three-piece business suits" (Jimmy Breslin).
4. Music Having a tone like that of a reed instrument.

reed′i·ness n.
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reedy

(ˈriːdɪ)
adj, reedier or reediest
1. (Environmental Science) (of a place, esp a marsh) abounding in reeds
2. (Botany) of or like a reed
3. having a tone like a reed instrument; shrill or piping: a reedy voice.
ˈreedily adv
ˈreediness n
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reed•y

(ˈri di)

adj. reed•i•er, reed•i•est.
1. full of reeds: a reedy marsh.
2. consisting or made of a reed or reeds.
3. having a sound like that of a reed instrument.
reed′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reedy - having a tone of a reed instrument
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
2.reedy - resembling a reed in being upright and slender
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
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Translations

reedy

[ˈriːdɪ] ADJ (reedier (compar) (reediest (superl)))
1. [place] → lleno de cañas, cubierto de juncos
2. [voice, tone, instrument] → aflautado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

reedy

[ˈriːdi] adj [voice, instrument] → ténu(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

reedy

adj (+er)schilfig; soundnäselnd; musicschnarrend; voicedurchdringend; reedy instrumentRohrblattinstrument nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

reedy

[ˈriːdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (voice, instrument) → acuto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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