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synonyms for stringy

  • fibrous
  • gangling
  • gristly
  • lank
  • lanky
  • muscular
  • reedy
  • ropy
  • sinewy
  • spindling
  • spindly
  • threadlike
  • tough
  • wiry
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How to use stringy in a sentence

Using a spoon, scrape out the seeds and stringy pulp, transfer them to a small bowl of water, and separate the seeds from the pulp.
ROAST THE SEEDS AND PEEL FOR A CRUNCHY GARNISH ON THIS BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND SAGE PASTAJOE YONANAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is true that the beef she used was not often beef, but she did not know that, and merely complained that the meat was stringy.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Mr. Neech was a dried-up, snuff-coloured man, with a long thin nose and stringy neck and dark piercing eyes.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
I then produced large nets made out of strips of green hide and stringy-bark rope.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
His face grew stringy and his voice harder, and his eyes ready to burst from a smother of fire.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
On the whole it was voted good though it had a strong, musty taste and was so stringy that it could not be properly chewed.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
For Patent Office drawings some will mix it so thickly that under the above test it appears a little stringy.
MECHANICAL DRAWING SELF-TAUGHTJOSHUA ROSE
It never entered our heads to lash the logs together with tough vines or stringy roots.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
Late, almost at the end of it, a second crop of the stringy-rooted carrots sprang up.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
It is of a more vivid green than the tussock and is edible, though somewhat stringy and insipid.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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WORDS RELATED TO STRINGY

  • angular
  • attenuated
  • beanpole
  • beanstalk
  • bony
  • broomstick
  • gangling
  • gangly
  • gaunt
  • lean
  • meager
  • rangy
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • scrawny
  • slender
  • spare
  • spindling
  • spindly
  • stilt
  • stringy
  • twiggy
  • weedy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.