Pronunciation: (wīur'ē), [key]
—adj., wir•i•er, wir•i•est.
1. made of wire.
2. in the form of wire.
3. resembling wire, as in form, stiffness, etc.: wiry grass.
4. lean and sinew: a wiry little person.
5. produced by or resembling the sound of a vibrating wire: wiry tones.
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