tallowy
adjective see tallow I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tallowy — Tal low*y, a. Of the nature of tallow; resembling tallow; greasy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tallowy — tallowiness, n. /tal oh ee/, adj. resembling tallow in consistency, color, etc.; fatty: a tallowy mass of moistened powder; tallowy skin. Also, tallowlike. [1400 50; late ME talwy. See TALLOW, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tallowy — ˈtaləw]ē, lō], ]i adjective Etymology: Middle English talwy, from talow tallow + y 1. : of the nature of or like the substance of tallow : sebaceous 2. : similar to tallow in color or complexion the moon … throwing its tallowy light along the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tallowy — tallow ► NOUN ▪ a hard fatty substance made from rendered animal fat, used in making candles and soap. DERIVATIVES tallowy adjective. ORIGIN perhaps from Low German …   English terms dictionary

  • tallowy — adjective Resembling tallow …   Wiktionary

  • tallowy — Synonyms and related words: adipose, blubbery, buttery, butyraceous, chrismal, chrismatory, fat, fatty, greasy, lardaceous, lardy, mucoid, oily, oleaginous, oleic, rich, sebaceous, sleek, slick, slippery, smooth, soapy, suety, unctuous, unguent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tallowy — tal·low·y || tæləʊɪ adj. resembling tallow; coated with tallow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tallowy — tollway …   Anagrams dictionary

  • tallowy — tal·lowy …   English syllables

  • tollway — tallowy …   Anagrams dictionary

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