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twiggy

[twig-ee] /ˈtwɪg i/
adjective, twiggier, twiggiest.
1.
of, relating to, or resembling twigs.
2.
full of twigs.
Origin of twiggy
1555-1565
First recorded in 1555-65; twig1 + -y1
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twiggy

/ˈtwɪɡɪ/
adjective -gier, -giest
1.
of or relating to a twig or twigs
2.
covered with twigs
3.
slender or fragile
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Word Origin and History for twiggy
adj.

"slender," 1560s, from twig + -y (2). The famous 1960s English model was born Lesley Hornby (1949).

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