Definition of Tweedy

1. Adjective. Of textiles; having a rough surface. "A sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns"

Exact synonyms: Homespun, Nubbly, Nubby, Slubbed
Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth
Derivative terms: Homespun, Nubble, Nub, Nubbiness, Tweed, Tweediness



2. Adjective. (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy.
Similar to: Upper-class
Derivative terms: Tweediness

Definition of Tweedy

1. Adjective. (context: of clothing) made of tweed, or having a similar rough texture ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a person) wearing tweed clothing ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a person) preppy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tweedy

1. resembling tweed [adj TWEEDIER, TWEEDIEST] - See also: tweed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tweedy

twee pop
tweed
tweedier
tweediest
tweedily
tweediness
tweedinesses
tweedle
tweedled
tweedler
tweedlers
tweedles
tweedlike
tweedling
tweeds
tweedy (current term)
tweek
tweeker
tweekers
tweel
tweeled
tweeling
tweels
tweely
tween
tweenage
tweenager
tweenagers
tweened
tweener

Literary usage of Tweedy

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"Under an arrangement made with JD tweedy, a cotton buyer of Madison, Ga., Bullard Bros, shipped cotton to him, receiving a commission of 25 cents per bale. ..."

2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1892)
"HC tweedy, in a paper on Recent Aids to the Diagnosis uf Diseases of the Stomach, ... The first mode of physical examination to •which Dr. tweedy drew ..."

3. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1870)
"JAMES tweedy, MARIA tweedy his wife, and WILLIAM GRIFFITHS. The old established rule is, that four things are requisite to an estate by curtesy; viz., ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1837)
"Dr. tweedy JOHN TODD, with the assistance of Mr. Schweitzer, has provided himself with a supply of artificial digestive fluids, prepared after the method of ..."

5. Transactions of the North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders (1905)
"A Sub-Committee was appointed consisting of Mr. George MacFarlane and Mr. David Dunlop for the Clyde district and Mr. John tweedy and myself for the ..."

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