Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of spinney.
  • adj. Associated with spinning; moving with a spinning motion.
  • adj. thin and long; slim; slender

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small thicket or grove with undergrowth; a clump of trees.
  • adj. Thin and long; slim; slender.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See spinney.
  • Thin; slender; slim; lank.

Etymologies

From Latin spina. (Wiktionary)
spin +‎ -y (Wiktionary)
Compare spiny. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.