adjective, wax·i·er, wax·i·est.
Words nearby waxy
OTHER WORDS FROM waxywax·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