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1. woody

adjective. ['ˈwʊdi'] abounding in trees.

Synonyms

  • arboreous
  • woodsy
  • wooded

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • branchless
  • nonarboreal
  • cleared

Etymology

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

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Words that Rhyme with Woody

  • woodie
  • goody
  • goodie

Example sentences of the word woody


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut woody branches from an existing plant to about 12 inches in length.

Quotes containing the word woody


1. Life is never all one thing. It bounces around. Certainly, my own life has. Look at Woody Allen's funny movies - all the humor comes out of sad stuff. Sometimes you have to laugh, no matter what life deals you.
- Tim O'Brien

2. woody-stemmed

adjective. having a woody stem.

Synonyms

  • stemmed
  • cauline

Antonyms

  • stemmed
  • stemless

3. woody

adjective. ['ˈwʊdi'] made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls.

Antonyms

  • graceful

Etymology

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

4. woody

adjective. ['ˈwʊdi'] made of or containing or resembling wood.

Synonyms

  • beechen
  • birken
  • wooden
  • ligneous
  • oaken
  • suffrutescent
  • birchen
  • cedarn
  • ashen

Antonyms

  • easy
  • ease
  • effortless
  • undemanding

Etymology

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