Origin of tendril
OTHER WORDS FROM tendrilten·dril·lar, ten·dril·ous, adjectiveten·dril·ly, adjective
How to use tendril in a sentence
As she leaned in to blow out the candles, tendrils of smoke wafted up above her head.
MACRO SHOT – The tendrils INTERWINE with gentle undulations.
The tendrils at the ends move with a life of their own, straining to be joined.
Wandering tendrils hung from the eaves and crept in the second-story windows.That Old-Time Child, Roberta|Sophie Fox Sea
The thin tendrils of a lichen, here and there twining on a damp mass of stone, are the only traces of life.
Across the hollow tendrils the old chief guided the bidarka silently, in a zigzag course.Wild Folk|Samuel Scoville
Tendrils have reached into us for the past few years, probed, and then withdrawn before they were recognized.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
The wind had blown her dark hair into little tendrils about her face, and there was a sparkle of anger in her eyes.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard