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Wordnet 3.0


1. lean and sinewy;
[syn: stringy, wiry]

2. (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew;
[syn: fibrous, sinewy, stringy, unchewable]

3. forming viscous or glutinous threads;
[syn: ropy, ropey, stringy, thready]

4. consisting of or containing string or strings;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stringy \String"y\, a. 1. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous; filamentous; as, a stringy root. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being drawn into a string, as a glutinous substance; ropy; viscid; gluely. [1913 Webster] Stringy bark (Bot.), a name given in Australia to several trees of the genus Eucalyptus (as Eucalyptus amygdalina, Eucalyptus obliqua, Eucalyptus capitellata, Eucalyptus macrorhyncha, Eucalyptus piperita, Eucalyptus pilularis, & Eucalyptus tetradonta), which have a fibrous bark used by the aborigines for making cordage and cloth. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stringy adj 1: lean and sinewy [syn: stringy, wiry] 2: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew [syn: fibrous, sinewy, stringy, unchewable] 3: forming viscous or glutinous threads [syn: ropy, ropey, stringy, thready] 4: consisting of or containing string or strings
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

89 Moby Thesaurus words for "stringy": adhesive, amylaceous, besprinkle, capillary, cartilaginous, chewy, cirrose, cirrous, clabbered, clammy, clotted, coagulated, cohesive, coriaceous, curdled, doughy, durable, dust, fibered, fibroid, fibrous, flagelliform, flossy, funicular, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, gossamery, gristly, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, hairlike, hairy, hard, hardy, heavy, inspissated, jelled, jellied, jellylike, lasting, leatherlike, leathery, ligamental, mucilaginous, pasty, powder, resistant, ropy, silky, sinewy, slabby, slimy, slithery, starchy, sticky, stiff, stodgy, strong, stubborn, syrupy, tacky, taeniate, taeniform, tenacious, thick, thickened, threadlike, thready, tough, tough as leather, tremelloid, tremellose, untiring, vigorous, viscid, viscose, viscous, wiry