sandpapery

[ sand-pey-puh-ree ]
/ ˈsændˌpeɪ pə ri /

adjective

of or suggesting the grating sound of sandpaper rubbing against wood or the rough texture of sandpaper.

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Example sentences from the Web for sandpapery

  • When he was talking to you you must have noticed a sort of rough, sandpapery feeling under that necklace I gave you?

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