waxy

1 [wak-see]
adjective, waxier, waxiest.
1.
resembling wax in appearance or characteristics: His face had a waxy shine.
2.
abounding in, covered with, or made of wax: Be careful! The floor is waxy.
3.
pliable, yielding, or impressionable: a waxy personality.

Origin:
1545–55; wax1 + -y1

waxily, adverb
waxiness, noun
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waxy

2 [wak-see]
adjective, waxier, waxiest. Chiefly British.

Origin:
1850–55; wax3 + -y1

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waxy1 (ˈwæksɪ)
 
adj , waxier, waxiest
1.  resembling wax in colour, appearance, or texture
2.  made of, covered with, or abounding in wax
 
'waxily1
 
adv
 
'waxiness1
 
n

waxy2 (ˈwæksɪ)
 
adj , waxier, waxiest
informal, old-fashioned (Brit) bad-tempered or irritable; angry

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Example sentences
But the wax seeped through the canvas, and the excess had to be removed from
  the painting's surface, leaving waxy residues.
There was that unmistakable waxy aroma and a blast of colors.
The skin of a healthy zucchini will have a waxy feel and should be unblemished.
When water drops on the leaf, it beads up and rolls off the waxy surface,
  washing away dirt as it goes.
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