Meaning of “stringy” in the English Dictionary

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"stringy" in British English

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stringyadjective

uk /ˈstrɪŋ.i/ us /ˈstrɪŋ.i/

similar to string:

He had long, lank, stringy hair.
The meat was tough and stringy (= unpleasant to eat because of being similar to pieces of string).

(Definition of “stringy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stringy" in American English

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stringyadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /ˈstrɪŋ·i/

having the appearance of strings, or (of food) hard to chew:

stringy meat
His black hair was stringy and brushed his shoulders.

(Definition of “stringy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)