Wiry - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwaɪəri|  American pronunciation of the word wiry
Brit.  |ˈwaɪəri|  British pronunciation of the word wiry


- lean and sinewy (syn: stringy)
- of hair that resembles wire in stiffness

wiry red hair


a man with long, wiry arms

She was lean and wiry from years of working out.

He has dark, wiry hair.

Physically, he is a wonderful man - very wiry, and full of energy and go.

Word forms

comparative: wirier
superlative: wiriest
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