[ UK /wˈʊdi/ ]
[ US /ˈwʊdi/ ]
  1. made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls
  2. made of or containing or resembling wood
    perennial herbs with woody stems
    a woody taste
    woody plants
  3. abounding in trees
    a woody area near the highway
    violets in woodsy shady spots
    an arboreous landscape
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How To Use woody In A Sentence

  • It also seems to carry the well-tempered glow of late Woody Allen with a well-satisfied view of late life and with few illusions. The Unshine Boys
  • Woody stemmed plants, like Buddleia and plants that ooze sap, like Asclepias, should be cut and placed in hot water.
  • Check out the pincushion hakea with its pointy-tipped nuts like fairy bells; the teak pods that open up like wooden flowers, and the large woody pears with slightly furry grey skin that's very soft to the touch.
  • Other major constituents include limonene (lemony), thymol (thyme-like), cadinene (green-like) and germacrene (spicy and woody). Sechuan Buttons: The Taste of Electricity
  • ( "Some will rob you with a six-gun/Some with a fountain pen," go the words to Woody Guthrie's ballad "Pretty Boy Floyd.") Richard B. Woodward: Bernard Madoff and Anton Chigurh: the Con Man as Serial Killer
  • The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it. Woody Allen 
  • The physically awkward but intellectually gifted nebbish was foregrounded in film and television by Woody Allen, Dustin Hoffman, and Richard Dreyfuss, and later by Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Larry David. A Renegade History of the United States
  • Avoid whole herbs with woody or rigid stems, such as oregano, sage, rosemary, tarragon, or marjoram.
  • A higher mesophyll resistance in woody plants than in herbs, and in sclerophylls than in mesophytes, has been reported.
  • I went to the woody area in the middle of the maze in the courtyard of our school that not many people know even exists and began to eat my lunch when I overheard Mercedes and another girl talking.
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