Definition of wiry adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwaɪəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪəri//
    (wirier, wiriest) Describing hair
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  1. 1(of a person) thin but strong synonym sinewy a wiry little man
  2. 2(of hair, plants, etc.) stiff and strong; like wire See related entries: Describing hair
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wiry