View definitions for reedy


adjective as in grassy

adjective as in rangy

adjective as in slight

adjective as in stringy

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Teens are shooting baskets on a cracked court amid a reedy field that stretches to a patch of woods, and a 1¼-mile loop of purpose-built single track.

He heard the thin, reedy voice cry in his ear to "Block the entrances, block the entrances!"

I sat here with my wife the last afternoon before I went to the front, he said in his reedy old mans voice.

Thus the nest and its reedy pillars are firmly bound together.

Wild-fowl breed on its reedy lochs, and moor-fowl dwell on its heather hills.

She strained her eyes and thought she made out a vague bulk moving toward the reedy point she had just quitted.


On this page you'll find 430 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reedy, such as: carpeted, lush, verdant, grasslike, green, and lawnlike.

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