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1. sandy

adjective. ['ˈsændi'] of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown.

Synonyms

  • light-haired
  • flaxen
  • blonde

Antonyms

  • dusky
  • swarthy
  • dark
  • adust

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sand (English)
  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sandy

  • modus-operandi
  • vallegrande
  • alibrandi
  • brigandi
  • operandi
  • grandy
  • grandi
  • brandy
  • brandi
  • zandy
  • zandi
  • tandy
  • shandy
  • sandie
  • sandi
  • randy
  • randi
  • pandy
  • mandy
  • mandie
  • mandi
  • landy
  • landi
  • handy
  • gandy
  • gandee
  • dandy
  • candy
  • candie
  • bandy

Example sentences of the word sandy


1. Adjective
Small gravel is useful in an area with sandy soil because it keeps the surface material from sinking.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The plant prefers moist soil that is either sandy or peaty in composition, and locations with partial shade.

Quotes containing the word sandy


1. He'd changed since the last summer. Instead of Bermuda shorts and a T-shirt, he wore a button-down shirt, khaki pants, and leather loafers. His sandy hair, which used to be so unruly, was now clipped short. He look like an evil male model, showing off what the fashionable college-age villain was wearing to Harvard this year.
- Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters

2. sandy

adjective. ['ˈsændi'] resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas.

Synonyms

  • sandlike

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • swart

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sand (English)
  • sand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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