HyperDic: steely

English > 2 senses of the word steely:
ADJECTIVEallsteelyresembling steel as in hardness
allsteelyresembling steel in hardness
steely > pronunciation
Soundsstiy'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > steely: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling steel as in hardness.
Examples
  • "steely eyes"
  • "steely nerves like those of a steeplejack"
Broaderharddispassionate
English > steely: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningresembling steel in hardness.
BroaderhardResisting weight or pressure
Spanishacerado
Nounssteelan alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon

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