cobwebby

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cobweb +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

cobwebby (comparative cobwebbier, superlative cobwebbiest)

  1. Having many cobwebs.
  2. Resembling a cobweb.
  3. (figuratively) Old or dated.
    • 2014, Private Eye 1373, p. 15:
      As for changing the TV landscape, almost every programme it screened from 8pm until the early hours in the week beginning 11 August was either a repeat of one of its original transmissions or a re-run of cobwebby sitcoms and dramas it has bought from established terrestrial networks.