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adjective, ridg·i·er, ridg·i·est.
  1. rising in a ridge or ridges.
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Origin of ridgy

First recorded in 1690–1700; ridge + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ridgy

Historical Examples

  • When next I reached a ridgy spot I chose a good pine and shinned it.

    Pluck on the Long Trail

    Edwin L. Sabin

  • This is a winter haddock ground having depths averaging 50 fathoms over a ridgy and broken bottom.

  • At length, on the gray horizon they descried a long, gray line of ridgy sand.

  • Gradually the herbage disappears, and the shrubs are only found tufting the ridgy tops of low undulating sandhills.


    Benjamin Disraeli

  • On this hand is a stream of water, clear as crystal; on that is the ridgy, wavy, lofty mass of a purple Alp.