Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Forming or resembling a sheath or case.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Forming or resembling a sheath or case.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sheath-like.

Etymologies

sheath +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Edgar Hoover, one or the other because they had heads that were shaped alike, and the mask and the angle and the shadows make it hard to tell which one it is, and I am wearing a long black sheathy dress that I simply can’t believe I ever wore although there I am, it’s me, and a little white feline mask.

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