See also: Woody

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

wood +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

woody (comparative woodier, superlative woodiest)

  1. Covered in woods; wooded.
  2. (obsolete) Belonging to the woods; sylvan.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.iii:
      with the wooddie Nymphes when she did play, / Or when the flying Libbard she did chace, / She could them nimbly moue, and after fly apace.
  3. Made of wood, or having wood-like properties.
  4. (botany) Non-herbaceous.
    Subshrubs, shrubs, trees and lianas are all woody plants.
  5. (botany) Lignified.
    the woody parts of a plant

TranslationsEdit

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NounEdit

woody (plural woodies)

  1. Alternative form of woodie

See alsoEdit