stretchy
adjective see stretch I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stretchy — [strech′ē] adj. stretchier, stretchiest 1. that can be stretched; elastic 2. tending to stretch too far …   English World dictionary

  • stretchy — UK [ˈstretʃɪ] / US adjective Word forms stretchy : adjective stretchy comparative stretchier superlative stretchiest stretchy cloth or clothing can be stretched and will go back to its original shape …   English dictionary

  • stretchy — stretch|y [ˈstretʃi] adj informal material that is stretchy can stretch when you pull it and then return to its original shape ▪ stretchy cotton leggings …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stretchy — adjective material that is stretchy can stretch when you pull it and then return to its original shape: stretchy cotton leggings …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stretchy — adj. Stretchy is used with these nouns: ↑fabric …   Collocations dictionary

  • stretchy — stretch|y [ stretʃi ] adjective stretchy cloth or clothing can be stretched and will go back to its original shape …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stretchy — [[t]stre̱tʃi[/t]] stretchier, stretchiest ADJ GRADED Stretchy material is slightly elastic and stretches easily …   English dictionary

  • stretchy — stretch ► VERB 1) (of something soft or elastic) be made or be able to be made longer or wider without tearing or breaking. 2) pull (something) tightly from one point to another. 3) extend one s body or a part of one s body to its full length. 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • stretchy — stretchiness, n. /strech ee/, adj., stretchier, stretchiest. 1. having a tendency to stretch, esp. excessively or unduly. 2. capable of being stretched; elastic. 3. (esp. of a pig) having a long body. [1850 55; STRETCH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • stretchy — adjective Capable of stretching, elastic …   Wiktionary

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