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  1. resembling or suggesting an arrow, as in slimness or swiftness.
  2. consisting of arrows.
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Origin of arrowy

First recorded in 1630–40; arrow + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for arrowy

Historical Examples

  • Now came the arrowy flight and form of the hurricane itself.

    Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 6 June 1848


  • It came off straight and tense and arrowy, cheered to the last stroke.

    An American Girl in London

    Sara Jeannette Duncan

  • By God's truth I've seen The arrowy sunlight in her golden snares.

  • He was full of bright speech and argument; radiant with arrowy vitalities, vivacities and ingenuities.

  • Again she looked at me with one of those wonderfully brilliant, seductive, arrowy glances—then she rose to take her leave.


    Marie Corelli