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Synonyms for woody
ˈwʊd i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. woody(adj)

    made of or containing or resembling wood

    "woody plants"; "perennial herbs with woody stems"; "a woody taste"

    arboreous, woodsy, arboraceous

    squashy, nonwoody, treeless, herbaceous, pulpy, soft, unwooded

  2. arboraceous, arboreous, woodsy, woody(adj)

    abounding in trees

    "an arboreous landscape"; "violets in woodsy shady spots"; "a woody area near the highway"

    arborescent, arboreal, treelike, dendriform, tree-shaped, dendroid, arboresque, arboriform, arboreous, woodsy, arboraceous, dendroidal, tree-living

    herbaceous, squashy, unwooded, nonwoody, pulpy, treeless, soft

  3. woody(adj)

    made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls

    arboreous, woodsy, arboraceous

    nonwoody, squashy, pulpy, unwooded, treeless, herbaceous, soft

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. woody(a.)

    ligneous, wooden

  2. woody(a.)

    sylvan, shady

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. woody(a)

    wooden, ligneous, sylvan, bosky

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "woody":

    wood, ligneous, howdy, timber, wodie

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  1. Miley Cyrus:

    From the way I saw Woody Allen with Woody Allen family, I never saw Woody Allen be anything but an incredible person and a really great dad, people might slam me for saying that. I ’m sure it was a hard time for that family. My family has been through hard things, and I think everyone’s suffering is different.

  2. Wang Yi:

    I think China's SSMs - surface-to-surface missiles, surface-to-air missiles on Woody Island ... Its new radars on Cuarteron Reef ... The 10,000-foot runway on Subi Reef ... and on Fiery Cross Reef and other places; these are actions that are changing in my opinion the operational landscape in the South China Sea.

  3. Fabrice:

    Asked about his beautiful gold pocket watch, Woody Allen said :"I'm very attached to it, my grandfather sold it to me on his deathbed!"

  4. Bob Dylan:

    I'm glad that my archives, which have been collected all these years, have finally found a home and are to be included with the works of Woody Guthrie... To me, it makes a lot of sense and it's a great honor.

  5. Woody Allen:

    If this was years ago, I would have played this part much more narrowly Woody Allen because I'm a comedian, not Woody Allen. Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg gave it much more complexity.

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