thready

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Etymology[edit]

thread +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

thready (comparative threadier, superlative threadiest)

  1. Of, resembling, or capable of forming a thread; filamentous.
  2. (of a pulse) weak.
    • 2016, Kerry Greenwood, Murder and Mendelssohn, Sydney: Allen and Unwin, page 329:
      A pulse throbbed beneath her fingers, thready but present.

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