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stringy (comparative stringier, superlative stringiest)
- Comprised of, or resembling, string or strings.
- The meat was quite stringy.
- (of a person) Wiry, lean, scrawny.
- 1908, W. B. M. Ferguson, Zollenstein, chapterI:
- The colonel and his sponsor made a queer contrast: Greystone [the sponsor] long and stringy, with a face that seemed as if a cold wind was eternally playing on it.