wirily
adverb see wiry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wirily — See wiry. * * * …   Universalium

  • wirily — wir·i·ly …   English syllables

  • wirily — ˈwīrə̇lē, li adverb : in a wiry manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • wiry — wirily, adv. wiriness, n. /wuyeur ee/, adj., wirier, wiriest. 1. made of wire. 2. in the form of wire. 3. resembling wire, as in form, stiffness, etc.: wiry grass. 4. lean and sinew: a wiry little person. 5. produced by or rese …   Universalium

  • wiry — adjective (wirier; est) Date: 1588 1. a. archaic made of wire b. resembling wire especially in form and flexibility < the wiry coat of the Irish terrier > < wiry stems > c. of sound produced by or suggestive of the vib …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wiriness — See wirily. * * * …   Universalium

  • wiry — adjective (wirier, wiriest) 1》 resembling wire in form and texture. 2》 lean, tough, and sinewy. Derivatives wirily adverb wiriness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • wiry — /ˈwaɪəri / (say wuyuhree) adjective (wirier, wiriest) 1. made of wire. 2. in the form of wire. 3. resembling wire, as in form, stiffness, etc.: wiry grass. 4. lean and sinewy. 5. produced by or resembling the sound of a vibrating wire: wiry tones …   Australian English dictionary

  • wiry — adj. (wirier, wiriest) 1 tough and flexible as wire. 2 (of a person) thin and sinewy; untiring. 3 made of wire. Derivatives: wirily adv. wiriness n …   Useful english dictionary

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