woody

See also: Woody
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English

Etymology

wood +‎ -y

Pronunciation

Adjective

woody ‎( comparative woodier, superlative woodiest)

  1. Covered in woods; wooded.
  2. ( obsolete) Belonging to the woods; sylvan.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.iii:
      with the wooddie Nymphes when she did play, / Or when the flying Libbard she did chace, / She could them nimbly moue, and after fly apace.
  3. Made of wood, or having wood-like properties.
  4. (botany) Non- herbaceous.
    Subshrubs, shrubs, trees and lianas are all woody plants.
  5. (botany) Lignified: "the woody parts of a plant".

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Noun

woody ‎(plural woodies)

  1. A station wagon that has a retro wooden exterior, often associated with Southern California surfing culture.
  2. ( vulgar, slang) An erection.

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