Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “wiry”

wiry

adjective     /ˈwaɪə.ri/ US  /ˈwaɪr.i/
(of people and animals) thin but strong, and often able to bend easily
(人或动物)瘦而结实的
He has a runner's wiry frame.
他的身材像跑步运动员一样瘦而结实。
Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
describes hair that is strong, thick and rough to touch
(头发)硬的,粗硬的
Thick, dense and heavyHair
(Definition of wiry adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Thick, dense and heavy, but you might be interested in these topics from the Using the mind topic area:

Definitions of “wiry” in English

Translations of “wiry” in other languages

Word of the Day

pump iron

to lift heavy weights for exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More