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[kob-web-ee] /ˈkɒbˌwɛb i/
bearing an accumulation of cobwebs.
having the form, texture, or quality of cobwebs.
Origin of cobwebby
1735-45; cobweb + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for cobwebby
  • It is covered with cobwebby hairs often becoming smooth with maturity.
  • Stems and leaf stalks are often purplish and have cobwebby hairs.
  • Phyllaries linear to narrowly lanceolate, covered with short hairs and a few cobwebby hairs.
  • Please allow a little sunshine into your cobwebby think tank: let private industry thrive or die on its own.
  • On dewy mornings, white, cobwebby fungal growth is sometimes visible on the turf.
  • Look for cobwebby growth encouraged by high humidity and wet foliage.
  • Its stems and leaves are covered with cobwebby hairs that are lost or smooth out with maturity.
  • The neck and sleeves were trimmed with narrow lace, so frayed as to appear cobwebby.

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