threadiness
noun see thready

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Threadiness — Thread i*ness, n. Quality of being thready. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threadiness — See thready. * * * …   Universalium

  • threadiness — noun The state or quality of being thready …   Wiktionary

  • threadiness — thread·i·ness …   English syllables

  • threadiness — ˈthredēnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being thready …   Useful english dictionary

  • thready — threadiness, n. /thred ee/, adj., threadier, threadiest. 1. consisting of or resembling a thread or threads; fibrous; filamentous. 2. stringy or viscid, as a liquid. 3. (of the pulse) thin and feeble. 4. (of sound, the voice, etc.) lacking… …   Universalium

  • thready — adjective Date: 1597 1. consisting of or bearing fibers or filaments < a thready bark > 2. a. resembling a thread ; filamentous b. tending to form or draw out into strands ; ropy 3. lacking in fullness, body, or vigor ; thin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thready — /ˈθrɛdi/ (say thredee) adjective 1. consisting of or resembling a thread or threads; fibrous; filamentous. 2. stringy or viscid, as a liquid. 3. (of the pulse) thin and feeble. 4. (of voice, etc.) lacking fullness; thin; weak. {thread + y1}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • thready — [thred′ē] adj. threadier, threadiest 1. of or like a thread; stringy; fibrous; filamentous 2. forming threads; viscid: said of liquids 3. of or covered with threads or threadlike parts; fibrous 4. thin, weak, feeble, etc. [a thready voice, a… …   English World dictionary

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