adjective, string·i·er, string·i·est.
Related formsstring·i·ness, noun
Examples 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.
Horace was short and fat around the middle with stringy arms and legs.Friar Tuck|Robert Alexander Wason
She seemed to have but half as much hair as Babbitt remembered, and that half was stringy.Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
The bronchial tubes contained a considerable quantity of stringy mucous pus.The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield|Emma Elizabeth Brown
A stringy remnant, probably once an improvised wreath of daisies.Seventeen|Booth Tarkington
The pith is dried, ground to a powder and washed in order to remove the stringy fibre.Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania |Jewett Castello Gilson