HyperDic: papery

English > 2 senses of the word papery:
ADJECTIVEallpaperythin and paperlike
pertpapery, chartaceous, paperlikeof or like paper
papery > pronunciation
Soundspey'periy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > papery: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThin and paperlike.
Examples
  • "papery leaves"
  • "wasps that make nests of papery material"
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Nounspapera material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
English > papery: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or like paper.
Synonymschartaceous, paperlike
Nounspapera material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

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