Definition of Reedy

1. Adjective. Having a tone of a reed instrument.

Exact synonyms: Wheezy
Similar to: Noisy
Derivative terms: Reed

2. Adjective. Resembling a reed in being upright and slender.
Exact synonyms: Reedlike
Similar to: Lean, Thin
Derivative terms: Reed

Definition of Reedy

1. a. Abounding with reeds; covered with reeds.

Definition of Reedy

1. Adjective. Full of, or edged with, reeds. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a sound or voice) high and thin in tone. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a person) tall and thin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reedy

1. abounding in reeds [adj REEDIER, REEDIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reedy

reedmen
reedmergnerite
reeds
reedstop
reedstops
reeducate
reeducated
reeducates
reeducating
reeducation
reeducations
reeducative
reeducator
reeducators
reedwork
reedy (current term)
reedy nail
reef
reef-band
reef-bands
reef break
reef knot
reef knots
reef point
reef rashes
reef squirrelfish
reef triggerfish
reef whitetip shark
reefable

Literary usage of Reedy

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

1. The American Coast Pilot: Containing the Courses and Distances Between the by Edmund March Blunt (1822)
"When yon pass reedy island, be careful of a long shoal that lies to the NNW ... MOUNTS, by E. )>make full sea at <( reedy island. Cape Henlopen. ..."

2. Letters of James Gibbons Huneker by James Huneker (1922)
"reedy Aug. srd, 1905 No, I never ask managers favors; in Mr. F's [Charles Frohman] case I couldn't if I wished to—I never saw him in my life. ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1902)
"... for the time devoted to the preparation of this paper. RECREATION FOR WOMEN. BY MRS. LUCY M. reedy, Columbus, O. t [Read at tbe Farmers' Institute, ..."

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