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1. waxy

adjective. ['ˈwæksi'] made of or covered with wax.

Antonyms

  • tense

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Waxy

  • craxi
  • taxi
  • maxy
  • maxie
  • maxi
  • maxey
  • maxcy
  • laxey

How do you pronounce waxy?

Pronounce waxy as ˈwæksi.

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Sentences with waxy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Their waxy, cupped flowers come in pink, white, purple, yellow, pink and nearly black.

2. Adjective
Wrap a piece of wax paper around the candle and the image with the waxy side facing the candle.

2. waxy

adjective. ['ˈwæksi'] having the paleness of wax.

Synonyms

  • colourless
  • waxlike
  • colorless

Antonyms

  • inelastic
  • destructive
  • difficult
  • difficulty

Etymology

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

3. waxy

adjective. ['ˈwæksi'] capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking.

Synonyms

  • flexible
  • bendable
  • pliant
  • pliable

Antonyms

  • effortful
  • hard
  • demanding
  • complex

Etymology

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

4. waxy

adjective. ['ˈwæksi'] easily impressed or influenced.

Synonyms

  • spinnable
  • impressionable
  • easy
  • impressible
  • pliant
  • susceptible

Antonyms

  • poor
  • chaste
  • hurried
  • heavy

Etymology

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