of or suggesting the grating sound of sandpaper rubbing against wood or the rough texture of sandpaper.

sandpaper + -y1 Unabridged
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having the abrasive texture of sandpaper 
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Example sentences
Silver-colored, the molas have a rounded hind end and gritty sandpapery skin
  that is covered with copious amounts of mucus.
It'll start making a beautiful, delicate, sandpapery sound.
The prose is sandpapery, the sentence rhythms often rough and jabbing.
Both have soft, sandpapery voices and a stern politeness when they speak.
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