adjective, string·i·er, string·i·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for stringy
It's also true that--like many squashes and gourds--it needs to be stewed and pureed to get rid of its stringy texture.
A dense and stringy fruit, it needs the accompaniment of a lot of sugar and spices before it becomes particularly palatable.
That changed Feb. 4, when the stringy 6-foot-3, 23-year-old Knicks guard racked up 25 points against the New Jersey Nets.
Smith—sporting blue jeans, combat boots, a black blazer, and that signature mess of stringy brown hair—offers to show me around.
It is true that the beef she used was not often beef, but she did not know that, and merely complained that the meat was stringy.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Mr. Neech was a dried-up, snuff-coloured man, with a long thin nose and stringy neck and dark piercing eyes.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
I then produced large nets made out of strips of green hide and stringy-bark rope.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
His face grew stringy and his voice harder, and his eyes ready to burst from a smother of fire.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
On the whole it was voted good though it had a strong, musty taste and was so stringy that it could not be properly chewed.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson