Shattery
Shattery Shat"ter*y, a. Easily breaking into pieces; not compact; loose of texture; brittle; as, shattery spar. [1913 Webster]

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  • shattery — shat·tery …   English syllables

  • shattery — ˈshad.ərē, atərē, ri adjective : easily shattered …   Useful english dictionary

  • delicate — [adj1] dainty, weak aerial, balmy, breakable, choice, delectable, delicious, delightful, elegant, ethereal, exquisite, faint, filmy, fine, fine grained, finespun, flimsy, fracturable, fragile, frail, frangible, gauzy, gentle, gossamery, graceful …   New thesaurus

  • Shivery — Shiv er*y, a. 1. Tremulous; shivering. Mallet. [1913 Webster] 2. Easily broken; brittle; shattery. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schetter, der — Der Schêtter, des s, plur. doch nur von mehrern Arten oder Quantitäten, ut nom. sing. in einigen Gegenden, z.B. in Nürnberg, ein Nahme eines jeden steif gemachten Zeuges, besonders der so genannten steifen Leinwand. Im 16ten Jahrhunderte kommen,… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • breakable — Synonyms and related words: brittle, brittle as glass, cheap jack, cobwebby, crackable, crisp, crispy, crumbly, crushable, dainty, delicate, delicately weak, effeminate, fissile, flimsy, fracturable, fragile, frail, frangible, friable, gimcrack,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • brittle — Synonyms and related words: atrophied, breakable, brittle as glass, capricious, changeable, cheap jack, cobwebby, corruptible, crackable, crisp, crispy, crumbly, crump, crushable, dainty, deciduous, delicate, delicately weak, desiccated, dried up …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crisp — Synonyms and related words: Siberian, Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, algid, aphoristic, aposiopestic, arctic, axiomatic, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, bleak, boreal, bracing, breakable, brief, brisk, brittle, brittle as glass,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crumbly — Synonyms and related words: breakable, brittle, brittle as glass, cheap jack, cobwebby, crackable, crimp, crisp, crispy, crump, crushable, dainty, delicate, delicately weak, effeminate, fissile, flimsy, fracturable, fragile, frail, frangible,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dainty — Synonyms and related words: acute, agreeable, airy, ambrosia, ambrosial, appetizing, attenuate, attenuated, beautiful, bleached, bonne bouche, bonny, breakable, bright, brittle, cate, cheap jack, choice, choice morsel, civilized, clean, cleanly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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