Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility.
  • adj. Abounding in twigs: a twiggy branch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having many twigs.
  • adj. Thin and angular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of or resembling twigs; made of twigs.
  • Full of twigs.

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

  • adj. thin as a twig

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Examples

  • Tasted without food, it's what I can only describe as twiggy - it's as if they have crushed the vines along with the grapes.

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  • The computer up for sale is a 2/5, the owner thinks it was one of the original Lisas converted to a Lisa 2, as evidenced by the "twiggy" Power Connector in the Diskette bay and serial number.

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  • My arms and hands look kind of twiggy, and my wedding ring slid off when I was doing the dishes the other day.

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  • The girls giggled in back while the boys went first—twiggy boys in huge down jackets and oversize jeans, the crotches hanging below their knees.

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  • She pushed them away with the twiggy end of the rowan branch and pulled herself along faster.

    Crimson Wind

  • She flung a pair of twiggy arms round my neck and the slick black hair that spilt from her head and down her shoulders stuck to my cheek and lips.

    Three Mississippi

  • A twiggy arm threaded its way through my elbow and I pulled it close.

    Three Mississippi

  • He encouraged games with high action violence or gigantic boobs on twiggy girls and, more often than not, a combination of the two.

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  • After a moment, the little egret pranced out from behind its twiggy curtain.

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  • Afterward, to cement the manly camraderie, Mauro and I went back to the stable to share a gourd of mate (pronounced "mah-tay"), the twiggy-infused tea gauchos drink.

    High Plains Drifting

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