2. [syn: splintery, slivery]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Splintery \Splin"ter*y\ (spl[i^]n"t[~e]r*[y^]), a.
Consisting of splinters; resembling splinters; as, the
splintery fracture of a mineral.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: subject to breaking into sharp slender pieces
2: resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender
fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points; "a rough
splintery floor of old pine boards" [syn: splintery,