noun see reedy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • reediness — See reedy. * * * …   Universalium

  • reediness — noun The condition of being reedy …   Wiktionary

  • reediness — rɪːdɪnɪs n. quality of being covered in tall marsh grasses; state of being made from reeds; quality of sound of a reed instrument …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reediness — reed·i·ness …   English syllables

  • reediness — See: reedy …   English dictionary

  • reediness — dēnə̇s, din noun ( es) : the quality or state of being reedy …   Useful english dictionary

  • reedy — reediness, n. /ree dee/, adj., reedier, reediest. 1. full of reeds: a reedy marsh. 2. consisting or made of a reed or reeds: a reedy pipe. 3. like a reed or reeds: reedy grass. 4. having a sound like that of a reed instrument. [1350 1400; ME; see …   Universalium

  • reedy — adjective (reedier; est) Date: 14th century 1. abounding in or covered with reeds 2. made of or resembling reeds; especially slender, frail 3. having the tone quality of a reed instrument • reediness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sharpness — Synonyms and related words: Italian hand, abruptness, absolute zero, acerbity, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, acuity, acuteness, adroitness, aggressiveness, agility, alacrity, alertness, algidity, animality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stridency — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, acuteness, arguteness, astringency, bite, bitterness, causticity, creakiness, edge, fierceness, grip, harshness, highness, keenness, mordacity, mordancy, pipingness, poignancy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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