Sand·y a. [Compar. Sandier superl. Sandiest.]
1. Consisting of, abounding with, or resembling, sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as, a sandy desert, road, or soil.
2. Of the color of sand; of a light yellowish red color; as, sandy hair.
adj 1: composed of or covered with relatively large particles;
"granular sugar"; "gritty sand" [syn: farinaceous, coarse-grained,
grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy]
2: (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency;
"light sandy soil" [syn: friable, light]
3: of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown; "flaxen
locks" [syn: flaxen]
4: resembling or containing sand; or growing in sandy areas;
"arenaceous limestone"; "arenaceous grasses" [syn: arenaceous,
sandlike] [ant: argillaceous]
5: abounding in sand; "Florida's sandy beaches"
[also: sandiest, sandier]