Definitions

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  • adjective informal Resembling or characteristic of a chestnut.

Etymologies

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chestnut +‎ -y

Examples

  • I could've told him his pants were too baggy or his hair was too chestnutty, or any other far-fetched reason why we shouldn't get serious, but I've come to the conclusion that some people are simply attached by one long chain link to their past.

    Kinesiology

  • Potimarron - Bright orange, onion-shaped variety with a slight chestnutty flavour.

    Proud to Partake of Your Pumpkin Pie

  • I do think a chestnutty brown looks spectacular as an accent with turquoise, though.

    Mambo Dress! Bongos! - A Dress A Day

  • Potimarron - Bright orange, onion-shaped variety with a slight chestnutty flavour.

    Proud to Partake of Your Pumpkin Pie

  • I should have, myself, always called its foot 'chestnutty,' from the shape of its lobes.

    Love's Meinie Three Lectures on Greek and English Birds

  • Arquatella's feet are not chestnutty, she had better go with her own kind in our notes on them.

    Love's Meinie Three Lectures on Greek and English Birds

  • The curators might have dug deeper into the Whitney's Hopper vastness for a few more-unfamiliar, less-chestnutty works than some of those here.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The curators might have dug deeper into the Whitney's Hopper vastness for a few more-unfamiliar, less-chestnutty works than some of those here.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Miley Cyrus, the chestnutty star of Hannah Montana, is in New York today!

    Gawker

  • The stunning magenta-and-white-flecked Peruvian beans make a terrific, chestnutty side dish.

    Food & Wine: Articles

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