Wiry – meaning of the word and examples

Resembling wire especially in form and flexibility. (Merriam – Webster)

(of sound) produced by or suggestive of the vibration of wire. (Merriam – Webster)

(of people and animals) thin but strong, and often able to bend easily. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Wiry hair is strong, thick, and rough to touch. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Someone who is wiry is rather thin but is also strong. (Collins Dictionary)

Something such as hair or grass that is wiry is stiff and rough to touch. (Collins Dictionary)

Made of wire. (Dictionary.com)

In the form of wire. (Dictionary.com)

Resembling wire, as in form, stiffness, etc.: (Dictionary.com)

Resembling wire in form and texture. (Oxford Dictionaries)

 (of a person) lean, tough, and sinewy. (Oxford Dictionaries


Coarse wiry coat on poodle pup?


Wiry hair


Wiry green tea.



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