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  • adj. Tissuelike.


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tissue +‎ -y


  • The bright green, muscle-tissuey Green Lantern costume -- to be worn in an upcoming comic book movie adaptation starring Ryan Reynolds, and featured on the current cover of Entertainment Weekly -- set superhero observers into a commentary frenzy online this week.

    Celebritology Weekend: The John Edwards movie and a project for Meryl Streep and Tina Fey

  • They sit there shelling the peanuts and rubbing off the tissuey brown skin with a rolling motion of thumb and index finger and eating the oily salty flesh and dropping the husks on the ground without ever taking their eyes off the game.


  • There were very few unburned fragments, none bigger than a dime or worth placing under the infrared-filter-covered lens of the video comparator. technical aids or chemical tests were going to assist us in examining the remaining tissuey white curls of ash.

    Body of Evidence

  • His face was full of tissuey peaks and ridges and the vacant blue eyes seemed to be floating somewhere on an Arctic sea, totally detached from the rest of him.

    Red Dog

  • "Try and love me still," said the duchess, letting her take one unburnt corner, and crumble the black tissuey fragments to smut in her hands.

    Vittoria — Volume 8

  • They were of a fine tissuey fibre, and contained much writing in a very small compass.

    Israel Potter

  • Having looked over the compressed tissuey sheets, and read a line particularly addressed to himself, the Squire, turning round upon

    Israel Potter

  • “That there’s a warning,” the cop says, flapping the yellow tissuey paper into their car.

    Some Fun


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