wavy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈweɪvi/
Adjective

wavy (comparative wavier, superlative waviest)

  1. rising or swelling in waves.
  2. Full of waves.
  3. Moving to and fro; undulating.
  4. Having wave-like shapes on its border or surface; waved.
  5. (botany, of a margin) Moving up and down relative to the surface; undulate.
  6. (heraldry) Undé, in a wavy line; applied to ordinaries, or division lines.
  7. (slang) drunk
Translations Translations
  • Spanish: undoso
Translations Translations Translations
  • French: ondé
  • German: Wellenschnitt
  • Italian: ondato
  • Spanish: ondado
Noun

wavy (plural wavies)

  1. (possibly dated) Alternative form of wavey (goose).
    • 1862, in The Zoologist: a popular miscellany of natural history, volume 20, page 7835:
      According to Indian report, a great breeding-ground for the blue wavy is the country lying in the interior of the north-east point of Labrador, Cape Dudley Digges.
    • 1888, in the Journals of the Senate of Canada, volume 22, Appendix 1, page 237:
      The blue and white wavies breed in the barren grounds and feed chiefly on berries.



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