Etymology
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reedy (adj.)

late 14c., "full of reeds; made of reed," from reed + -y (2), or from Old English hreodig. Of tones, from 1811 in reference to musical reeds. Related: Reediness.

updated on June 06, 2021

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Definitions of reedy from WordNet

reedy (adj.)
having a tone of a reed instrument;
Synonyms: wheezy
reedy (adj.)
resembling a reed in being upright and slender;
Synonyms: reedlike
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