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twig·gy

 (twĭg′ē)
adj. twig·gi·er, twig·gi·est
1. Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility.
2. Abounding in twigs: a twiggy branch.

twiggy

(ˈtwɪɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
1. (Botany) of or relating to a twig or twigs
2. covered with twigs
3. slender or fragile
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.twiggy - thin as a twig
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

twiggy

adjective
Having little flesh or fat on the body:
Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
Translations

twiggy

adj
tree etcvoller Zweige
(= very slim) girl (= gertenschlank)
References in classic literature ?
Our woods teem with them both, and around every swamp may be seen the partridge or rabbit walk, beset with twiggy fences and horse-hair snares, which some cow-boy tends.
TWIGGY has told how being a mum sparked a "terrifying" love - and now she feels just the same for her granddaughter.
Henlow handler Tony Tuffin is chasing Category One success here with an interesting runner in Linden Twiggy, who may have been underestimated by off-course layers.
ONCE celebrated as The Face of '66, this is her face at 67 and it looks like former supermodel Twiggy still likes to keep herself trim.
Others in attendance included Sixties icon Twiggy, Downton star Jim Carter, celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh, adventurer Ben Fogle and presenter Gaby Roslin.
She was 16 years old and so stick thin that she was promptly nicknamed Twiggy.
Byline: Twiggy became one of the world's first supermodels 50 years ago.
Twiggy officially retired from modelling in 1970 and embarked on a successful acting career, but has remained in demand for modelling assignments and posed with David Bowie for the cover of his 1973 Pin-Ups album.
It's hard to believe that it's just about 50 years since a teenage Twiggy - then Lesley Hornby - was discovered by a photographer.
4/5 TWIGGY AT 65, Twiggy clearly feels very comfortable with the extra length and that perfect fringe accessory.
In the 100th episode of the genealogy show, Twiggy examines her family's past, where she discovers a history involving strong women and a hint of crime.