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string·y

 (strĭng′ē)
adj. string·i·er, string·i·est
1. Consisting of, resembling, or containing strings or a string.
2. Slender and sinewy; wiry.
3. Forming strings, as a viscous liquid; ropy.

string′i·ly adv.
string′i·ness n.

stringy

(ˈstrɪŋɪ)
adj, stringier or stringiest
1. made of strings or resembling strings
2. (Cookery) (of meat, etc) fibrous
3. (of a person's build) wiry; sinewy
4. (of liquids) forming in strings
ˈstringily adv
ˈstringiness n

string•y

(ˈstrɪŋ i)

adj. string•i•er, string•i•est.
1. resembling or consisting of strings or stringlike pieces: stringy weeds.
2. toughly fibrous: stringy meat.
3. lean and sinewy; wiry: a stringy build.
4. ropy, as a glutinous liquid.
[1660–70]
string′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stringy - lean and sinewy
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
2.stringy - (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
3.stringy - forming viscous or glutinous threads
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
4.stringy - consisting of or containing string or strings
insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal - lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on the horizon"

stringy

adjective
1. fibrous, tough, chewy, sinewy, gristly, wiry The meat was stringy.
2. straggly, thin, straggling, lank an enormously fat man with long, stringy gray hair
Translations
ذو ألياف
vláknitý
senettrevlet
trefjóttur; sinamikill, seigur
lifli

stringy

[ˈstrɪŋɪ] ADJ (stringier (compar) (stringiest (superl))) → fibroso, lleno de fibras

stringy

[ˈstrɪŋi] adj
[meat] → filandreux/euse
(= straggly) [hair] → filasse

stringy

adj (+er) meatsehnig, zäh, faserig; vegetablefaserig, voller Fäden; personsehnig; plant, seaweed, rootlang und dünn; hairsträhnig

stringy

[ˈstrɪŋɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (meat, celery) → filaccioso/a; (cooked cheese) → filante; (plant, hair) → lungo/a e rado/a

string

(striŋ) noun
1. (a piece of) long narrow cord made of threads twisted together, or tape, for tying, fastening etc. a piece of string to tie a parcel; a ball of string; a puppet's strings; apron-strings.
2. a fibre etc, eg on a vegetable.
3. a piece of wire, gut etc on a musical instrument, eg a violin. His A-string broke; (also adjective) He plays the viola in a string orchestra.
4. a series or group of things threaded on a cord etc. a string of beads.
verbpast tense, past participle strung (straŋ)
1. to put (beads etc) on a string etc. The pearls were sent to a jeweller to be strung.
2. to put a string or strings on (eg a bow or stringed instrument). The archer strung his bow and aimed an arrow at the target.
3. to remove strings from (vegetables etc).
4. to tie and hang with string etc. The farmer strung up the dead crows on the fence.
strings noun plural
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) stringed instruments, ie violins, violas, 'cellos and double basses. The conductor said the strings were too loud.
ˈstringy adjective
(especially of meat or vegetables) having a lot of tough fibres.
ˈstringiness noun
string bean
the long, edible green or yellow pod of certain beans.
stringed instruments
musical instruments that have strings eg violins, guitars etc.
have (someone) on a string
to have (a person) under one's control.
pull strings
to use one's influence or that of others to gain an advantage.
pull the strings
to be the person who is really, though usually not apparently, controlling the actions of others.
string out
to stretch into a long line. The runners were strung out along the course.
strung up
very nervous.
stringent (ˈstrindʒənt) adjective
(of rules etc) very strict, or strongly enforced. There should be much more stringent laws against the dropping of rubbish in the streets.
ˈstringently adverb
ˈstringency noun
1. the quality of being strict.
2. scarcity of money for lending etc. in times of stringency; (also adjective) The government are demanding stringency measures.
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