Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: wiry
IPA transcription: [w'ɪɹi]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: stringy, wiry
    Meaning: lean and sinewy
Usage examples
  • COAT--Should be rather short (about 2 inches), intensely hard and wiry in texture, and very dense all over the body.
  • They show a considerable amount of the haw. NOSE--The nose is large and well developed, the nostrils expanding. MUZZLE--The muzzle well protected from wiry hair.
  • Dolly was youngest of the family,--a thin, wiry child, tall for her years, with a brown bang lying like a thatch over a pair of bright inquisitive eyes, and a thick pig-tail braided down her back.