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Meaning of wiry

wir•y

Pronunciation: (wīr'ē), [key]
— wir•i•er, wir•i•est.
  1. made of wire.
  2. in the form of wire.
  3. resembling wire, as in form, stiffness, etc.: wiry grass.
  4. lean and sinew: a wiry little person.
  5. produced by or resembling the sound of a vibrating wire: wiry tones.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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