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"stringy" in British English

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stringyadjective

uk   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 ​blackhair was stringy and ​brushed his ​shoulders.
(Definition of stringy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stringy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 细绳状的, 线状的, 多筋的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 細繩狀的, 線狀的, 多筋的…
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