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[tahy-mee; spelling pronunciation thahy-mee]
adjective, thym·i·er, thym·i·est.
  1. of, pertaining to, resembling, or characteristic of thyme: a thymy fragrance.
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Origin of thymy

First recorded in 1720–30; thyme + -y1
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Examples from the Web for thymy

Historical Examples of thymy

  • Then he threw himself on the thymy grass and tasted liberty.

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  • I watched them disappear in a sort of moving frieze between the thymy turf and the hot, blue sky.

  • Thymy grass-plot at back of the Mahasu dak-bungalow, overlooking little wooded valley.

  • So the Lion had his supper, and then went wearily to sleep on a haycock in the thymy meadow.

    Kisington Town

    Abbie Farwell Brown

  • Joan, in her old tweed skirt and new canary-colored silk jumper, was stretched luxuriously on the thymy bents.

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    Oliver Onions