Gutiérrez, 56, is a wiry, handsome man whose childlike features mask his penchant for roaring oratory.
A wiry 150 pounds, Petraeus barely looked old enough to be out of junior high school.
Models came down the runway in head pieces fashioned into twisted, wiry wigs in subtle winter colors.
He looks like Fagin from Oliver Twist—wiry, with long, graying hair and a perfectly pointy beard.
In June, the wiry 24-year-old started the process of withdrawing from his Ph.D. program at the University of Colorado–Denver.
Thin, wiry, with deep-set peering eyes, they suggest sun-dried men.
But his neck was massive, and an angry red, sprinkled with long, wiry hairs.
A growth of wiry bushes sprang thickly between the large fragments of fallen rocks.
Edna was little, wiry, and active, an opponent that was really worth while.
These people have well-developed heads, together with wiry, strong bodies.
wiry wir·y (wīr'ē)
adj. wir·i·er, wir·i·est
Resembling wire in form or quality, especially in stiffness.
Sinewy and lean.
Filiform and hard. Used of a pulse.