spidery

[ spahy-duh-ree ]
/ ˈspaɪ də ri /
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adjective

like a spider or a spider's web.
full of spiders.

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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Word Origin and History for spidery

spidery


adj.

1825, from spider + -y (2).

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