Definition of Twiggy

1. Adjective. Thin as a twig.

Exact synonyms: Twiglike
Similar to: Lean, Thin
Derivative terms: Twig



Definition of Twiggy

1. a. Of or pertaining to a twig or twigs; like a twig or twigs; full of twigs; abounding with shoots.

Definition of Twiggy

1. Adjective. (context: of ground or a plant) Having many twigs. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a person) Thin and angular. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twiggy

1. twiglike [adj -GIER, -GIEST] - See also: twiglike

Medical Definition of Twiggy

1. Of or pertaining to a twig or twigs; like a twig or twigs; full of twigs; abounding with shoots. " Twiggy trees." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twiggy

twifold
twiforked
twiform
twiformed
twig
twig blight
twig snake
twig snakes
twigged
twiggen
twiggers
twiggier
twiggiest
twigging
twiggy (current term)
twight
twighted
twighting
twights
twigil
twigils
twigless
twiglike
twigloo
twigloos
twigs
twigsome
twilight
twilight(a)

Literary usage of Twiggy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Racemes loose, twiggy, few-flowered. Calyxes striated, glabrous, with the nerves somewhat violaceous. Sepals acute. (Don's Mill., ip 312. ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"long, serrulate as in the last, but the teeth narrower and often salient, finely twiggy; leaves narrowly or broadly ovate to elliptic, 1 to 4 in. or else ..."

3. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"Stems more slender, rambling, twiggy, and loose. Flowers solitary, or '2 or 3 together. a 9. P. LA'XUS Schrad. The \oose-growing Philadelphus, ..."

4. A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and ...by Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1790)
"Made of twiggy, t*îg'-gy. a. Full of twigs. twigs. TWILIGHT, tftt-Им. f. The dubious or faint iight before ..."

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