adjective, wax·i·er, wax·i·est.
Related formswax·i·ly, adverbwax·i·ness, noun
Definition for waxy (2 of 2)
adjective, wax·i·er, wax·i·est. Chiefly British.
Examples from the Web for waxy
It begins with me being nudged awake by a waxy moon spilling silver-white light through the window as I sucked my thumb.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The world of competitive bodybuilding, and Gov. Schwarzenegger, owed its waxy life to androgens.Where Were the Doctors to Testify at Roger Clemens’s Perjury Trial?|Kent Sepkowitz|June 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In addition to her waxy Prince William, Rubell will also show a new series of Drinking Paintings in London.
The combination of strands of softly cooked skate flesh and slices of waxy potatoes is a deeply pleasing one.
The waxy granules disintegrate, and a yellow liquid shows its colors through the delicate leaf walls.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
It occurs in lumps of a reddish-yellow or brown colour, and has a waxy fracture.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
We have already pointed out that muriate of potash tends to produce a waxy potato.Manures and the principles of manuring|Charles Morton Aikman
In my opinion the substance of this fire was some kind of melted metal, mixed with waxy matter.In the Russian Ranks|John Morse
His face changed from its copper color to a dull, waxy yellow.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates|Howard Pyle