Definition of Sandy

1. Adjective. Of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown. "Flaxen locks"

Exact synonyms: Flaxen
Similar to: Blond, Blonde, Light-haired



2. Adjective. Resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas. "Arenaceous grasses"
Exact synonyms: Arenaceous, Sandlike
Antonyms: Argillaceous
Derivative terms: Sand, Sandiness

Definition of Sandy

1. a. Consisting of, abounding with, or resembling, sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as, a sandy desert, road, or soil.

Definition of Sandy

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Alexander. ¹

2. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female given names Sandra and Alexandra. ¹

3. Proper noun. A small town in Bedfordshire, England. ¹

4. Noun. (Geordie pejorative) Shortened form of Sand Dancer. ¹

5. Noun. (aviation) The A-1 Sky Raider aircraft. ¹

6. Adjective. Covered with sand. ¹

7. Adjective. Sprinkled with sand. ¹

8. Adjective. Like sand, especially in texture. ¹

9. Adjective. Having the colour of sand. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sandy

1. containing or covered with sand [adj SANDIER, SANDIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandy

sandwich plate
sandwich sign
sandwichboard
sandwiched
sandwiches
sandwiching
sandwichlike
sandwichman
sandwichmen
sandwichy
sandworm
sandworm disease
sandworms
sandwort
sandworts
sandy (current term)
sandy mushroom
sandyx
sane
saned
sanely
saneness
sanenesses
saner
saneroite
sanes
sanest
sanfoin
sang
sang-froid

Literary usage of Sandy

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1. The Marrow of Tradition by Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1901)
"Under normal circumstances, sandy would have attended prayer-meeting on this ... Unfortunately, his friend proved to be not at home, so sandy turned his ..."

2. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"THEY called the place sandy Gulch ; it was hard to understand why, for it was full of rocks, apparently. There was not sand enough visible to scour a pan ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1880)
"There was an instant more of talk, some resistance, and then sandy re-appeared, ... asked sandy. " I do believe there is nothing too silly for her to do. ..."

4. United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic Coast. Part IV. From Point Judith to New by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Herbert Gouverneur Ogden, John Ross, Herbert Cornelius Graves, Harry L. Ford (1899)
"In the Gedney, Main, and Swash channels, high-water slack occurs about 22m. after high water at sandy Hook, as given in US Coast and Geodetic Survey Tide ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
sandy soil seems to suit it best, and the quality of the wood probably much depends on its place of growth. Eed pines abound in Nova Scotia and ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"... by the Construction Company, under its contract, were on the part of the line which the Great Eastern Company acquired from the Big sandy Company; that, ..."

7. The Marrow of Tradition by Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1901)
"Under normal circumstances, sandy would have attended prayer-meeting on this ... Unfortunately, his friend proved to be not at home, so sandy turned his ..."

8. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"THEY called the place sandy Gulch ; it was hard to understand why, for it was full of rocks, apparently. There was not sand enough visible to scour a pan ..."

9. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1880)
"There was an instant more of talk, some resistance, and then sandy re-appeared, ... asked sandy. " I do believe there is nothing too silly for her to do. ..."

10. United States Coast Pilot: Atlantic Coast. Part IV. From Point Judith to New by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Herbert Gouverneur Ogden, John Ross, Herbert Cornelius Graves, Harry L. Ford (1899)
"In the Gedney, Main, and Swash channels, high-water slack occurs about 22m. after high water at sandy Hook, as given in US Coast and Geodetic Survey Tide ..."

11. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
sandy soil seems to suit it best, and the quality of the wood probably much depends on its place of growth. Eed pines abound in Nova Scotia and ..."

12. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"... by the Construction Company, under its contract, were on the part of the line which the Great Eastern Company acquired from the Big sandy Company; that, ..."

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