Arrowy Ar"row*y, a. 1. Consisting of arrows. [1913 Webster]

How quick they wheeled, and flying, behind them shot Sharp sleet of arrowy showers. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Formed or moving like, or in any respect resembling, an arrow; swift; darting; piercing. ``His arrowy tongue.'' --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

By the blue rushing of the arrowy Rhone. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

With arrowy vitalities, vivacities, and ingenuities. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • arrowy — adjective Date: 1616 1. resembling or suggesting an arrow < arrowy pines >; especially swiftly moving < the sky was radiant with arrowy bolts Mark Twain > 2. consisting of arrows < arrowy showers > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arrowy — ˈarəwē, ˈer , wi adjective 1. : consisting of or full of arrows 2. : like an arrow or arrows (as in appearance, motion, or effect) : swift, darting, piercing that frail arrowy figure was invariably clothed in black Norman Douglas …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrowy — /ar oh ee/, adj. 1. resembling or suggesting an arrow, as in slimness or swiftness. 2. consisting of arrows. [1630 40; ARROW + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • arrowy — adjective a) Consisting of arrows. b) Formed or moving like, or in any respect resembling, an arrow; swift; darting; piercing …   Wiktionary

  • arrowy — adj. having the shape of an arrow; being made up of arrows; quickly, speedily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arrowy — yarrow …   Anagrams dictionary

  • arrowy — a. 1. Slender, delicate, reed like, gracile, graceful. 2. Swift, darting, rushing, lithe, sinuous. 3. Piercing, stinging, sarcastic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • arrowy — ar·rowy …   English syllables

  • arrowy — /ˈæroʊi/ (say arohee) adjective 1. like an arrow in shape, speed, effect, etc.; swift or piercing. 2. consisting of arrows …   Australian English dictionary

  • yarrow — arrowy …   Anagrams dictionary

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