1. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous; filamentous; as, a stringy root.
2. Capable of being drawn into a string, as a glutinous substance; ropy; viscid; gluely.
Stringy bark Bot., a name given in Australia to several trees of the genus Eucalyptus (as Eucalyptus amygdalina, Eucalyptus obliqua, Eucalyptus capitellata, Eucalyptus macrorhyncha, Eucalyptus piperita, Eucalyptus pilularis, ∧ Eucalyptus tetradonta), which have a fibrous bark used by the aborigines for making cordage and cloth.
adj 1: lean and sinewy [syn: wiry]
2: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
[syn: fibrous, sinewy, unchewable]
3: forming viscous or glutinous threads [syn: ropy, ropey,
[also: stringiest, stringier]