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stretchy

[ strech-ee ]
/ ˈstrɛtʃ i /
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adjective, stretch·i·er, stretch·i·est.
having a tendency to stretch, especially excessively or unduly.
capable of being stretched; elastic.
(especially of a pig) having a long body.
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Origin of stretchy

First recorded in 1850–55; stretch + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM stretchy

stretch·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stretchy

stretchy
/ (ˈstrɛtʃɪ) /

adjective stretchier or stretchiest
characterized by elasticity

Derived forms of stretchy

stretchiness, noun
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