Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being tweedy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds
  • n. looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)

Etymologies

tweedy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In some movies, this tweediness would be a quick easy gesture to make a quick easy point.

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  • For a long time now the genre has needed me, someone truly groundbreaking, truth-telling, bridge-building, someone who combines the tweediness of Tolkien with the beard of—

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  • Cheerfully she took up Todd's Judaism, John Warner's senatorial Virginia tweediness, Burton's rugby-loving, hard-drinking Welshness, and, temporarily, the weaknesses of all of them.

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  • I bought the yarn (rowan cashcotton) in a sale last year, and decided the soft tweediness would be best served with a plan stocking stitch top-down raglan.

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