sandy Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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 us   /ˈsæn·di/

sandy adjective (CONTAINING SAND)

covered with ​sand or ​containingsand: Cactuses ​grow well in sandy ​soil. Sandy ​hair is ​palebrown.
(Definition of sandy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   us   /ˈsæn.dɪ/

sandy adjective (SAND)

B1 covered with ​sand or ​containingsand: a ​lovely sandy beach sandy ​soil

sandy adjective (HAIR)

Sandy ​hair is a ​pale brownish-orange ​colour.
(Definition of sandy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sandy”
in Arabic مُغَطّى بِالرِّمال…
in Korean 모래로 뒤덮인…
in Portuguese arenoso…
in Catalan sorrenc…
in Japanese 砂の, 砂だらけの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙, 被沙子覆盖的, 含沙的…
in Turkish kumlu…
in Russian песчаный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙, 被沙子覆蓋的, 含沙的…
in Italian sabbioso…
in Polish piaszczysty…
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