wavy

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[ wey-vee ]
/ ˈweɪ vi /
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noun, plural wa·vies.

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Examples from the Web for wavies

  • Here dwelt the great flocks of wild geese or “wavies” that gave both lake and river their names.

    The Woman from Outside|Hulbert Footner

British Dictionary definitions for wavies

wavy

/ (ˈweɪvɪ) /

adjective wavier or waviest

abounding in or full of waves
moving or proceeding in waves or undulations
(of hair) set in or having waves and curls
unstable or wavering
Derived Formswavily, adverbwaviness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wavies

wavy


adj.

1580s, from wave (n.) + -y (2).

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