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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 from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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