sandy

[san-dee]
adjective, sandier, sandiest.
1.
of the nature of or consisting of sand.
2.
containing or covered with sand.
3.
of a yellowish-red color: sandy hair.
4.
having hair of a sandy color.
5.
shifting or unstable, like sand.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English sandig. See sand, -y1

sandiness, noun
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Sandy

[san-dee]
noun
1.
a male given name.
2.
a female given name, form of Sandra, Saundra, Sondra.

Koufax

[koh-faks]
noun
Sanford ("Sandy") born 1935, U.S. baseball player.
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sandy (ˈsændɪ)
 
adj , sandier, sandiest
1.  consisting of, containing, or covered with sand
2.  (esp of hair) reddish-yellow
3.  resembling sand in texture
 
'sandiness
 
n

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sandy
1473, as a nickname for Alexander; 1523 as "having hair of a yellowish-red color," from O.E. sandig "of the nature of sand" (see sand). Both senses combine in the colloq. use as the typical name for a Scotsman (1785).
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Example sentences for Sandy
These beeeaters are gregarious, nesting colonially in sandy banks.
They are free swimmers on sandy bottoms, from shallow to deep water.
Henry asks sandy to fire matt because of his relationship to his daughter.
To stop sandy, henry bribes sandy with a recommendation of a revitalising
  project.
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