Definition of Cobwebby

1. Adjective. So thin as to transmit light. "Vaporous silks"




2. Adjective. Covered with cobwebs.
Similar to: Dirty, Soiled, Unclean

Definition of Cobwebby

1. a. Abounding in cobwebs, or any fine web; resembling a cobweb.

Definition of Cobwebby

1. Adjective. Having many cobwebs. ¹

2. Adjective. Resembling a cobweb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cobwebby

1. covered with cobwebs [adj -BIER, -BIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cobwebby

cobswans
coburg
coburgs
cobwall
cobwalls
cobweb
cobweb site
cobweb spider
cobweb spiders
cobwebbed
cobwebberies
cobwebbery
cobwebbier
cobwebbiest
cobwebbing
cobwebby (current term)
cobweblike
cobwebs
cobwebsite
cobwebsites
cobwork
cobyric acid
cobyric acid synthase
cobyrinamide
cobyrinic acid
cobyrinic hexa-amide
cobza
cobzas
coca
coca wine

Literary usage of Cobwebby

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1. Passages from the American Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1868)
"He did not seem old, but like a middle- aged man, who had been preserved in some dark and cobwebby corner for a great while. He is asthmatic. ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Rather loosely white-woolly, at least when more or less cobwebby, or at length almost naked : lobes of the white or cream- colored corolla shorter (the four ..."

3. Manual of the Flora of Jackson County, Missouri by Kenneth Kent Mackenzie, Benjamin Franklin Bush (1902)
"Flowering glumes not cobwebby at base. 2. P. annua. Perennials, more than 12' high. Culms flattened. 3. P. compressa. Culms terete, panicle branches erect. ..."

4. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Intercostal portion of the calyx not replicate. Plants conspicuously cespitose, less than 1.5 dm. high. Leaves beset with cobwebby hairs ; plants densely ..."

5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1857)
"Varieties of this species display unusual diversity of leaf; but the cobwebby, instead of woolly or velvety down of the young leaves and shoots, ..."

6. Species Filicum: Being Descriptions of the Known Ferns, Particularly of Such by William Jackson Hooker (1846)
"... and the only difference seems to be that the latter species has the under side clothed with deciduous cobwebby down, the present with an ..."

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