AskDefine | Define splintery

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splintery adj
1 subject to breaking into sharp slender pieces
2 resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points; "a rough splintery floor of old pine boards" [syn: slivery]

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Adjective

splintery
  1. Having many splinters.
  2. Given to splintering.
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