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spidery

[ spahy-duh-ree ]
/ ˈspaɪ də ri /
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adjective
like a spider or a spider's web.
full of spiders.
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Origin of spidery

First recorded in 1830–40; spider + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for spidery

spidery
/ (ˈspaɪdərɪ) /

adjective
thin and angular like a spider's legsspidery handwriting
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