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Sandy

[san-dee] /ˈsæn di/
noun
1.
a male given name.
2.
a female given name, form of Sandra, Saundra, Sondra.
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sandy

/ˈsændɪ/
adjective sandier, sandiest
1.
consisting of, containing, or covered with sand
2.
(esp of hair) reddish-yellow
3.
resembling sand in texture
Derived Forms
sandiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sandys

sandy

adj.

Old English sandig "of the nature of sand;" see sand (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "of yellowish-red hue" (in reference to hair) is from 1520s.

Sandy

n.

late 15c. as a nickname for Alexander; as the typical name for a Scotsman from 1785, also drawing on the hair-color sense of sandy (adj.). Also Sawney, and with diminutive form Saunder preserved in surnames.

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