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sandpapery

[sand-pey-puh-ree] /ˈsændˌpeɪ pə ri/
adjective
1.
of or suggesting the grating sound of sandpaper rubbing against wood or the rough texture of sandpaper.
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  • When he was talking to you you must have noticed a sort of rough, sandpapery feeling under that necklace I gave you?

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith

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