|English Dictionary: wiry||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for wiry|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Wiry \Wir"y\, a. [Written also wiery.]|
1. Made of wire; like wire; drawn out like wire.
2. Capable of endurance; tough; sinewy; as, a wiry frame or
constitution. [bd]A little wiry sergeant of meek demeanor
and strong sense.[b8] --Dickens.
He bore his age well, and seemed to retain a wiry
vigor and alertness. --Hawthorne.