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

Origin of sandpapery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of sandpapery

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


    Edward Elmer Smith