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Definitions for reedy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reedy, wheezyadjective

    having a tone of a reed instrument

  2. reedy, reedlikeadjective

    resembling a reed in being upright and slender


  1. reedyadjective

    Full of, or edged with, reeds.

  2. reedyadjective

    high and thin in tone.

  3. reedyadjective

    tall and thin.

  4. Etymology: From reed.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Reedyadjective

    Abounding with reeds.

    Etymology: from reed.

    The sportive flood in two divides,
    And forms with erring streams the reedy isles. Richard Blackmore.

    Around th’ adjoining brook,
    Now fretting o’er a rock,
    Now scarcely moving through a reedy pool. James Thomson.


  1. reedy

    Reedy generally refers to something related to, resembling, or covered with reeds. In terms of sound, it describes a thin, high-pitched tone, similar to what one would hear from a musical instrument like a reed pipe or oboe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reedyadjective

    abounding with reeds; covered with reeds

  2. Reedyadjective

    having the quality of reed in tone, that is, ///// and thin^ as some voices


  1. Reedy

    Reedy is a town in Roane County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 182 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. REEDY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Reedy is ranked #3017 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Reedy surname appeared 11,884 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Reedy.

    87.7% or 10,431 total occurrences were White.
    7.2% or 859 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 276 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.5% or 179 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 70 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 69 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for reedy »

  1. redye

  2. re-dye

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reedy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reedy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of reedy in a Sentence

  1. Ben Watkins:

    The other thing that I would expect is a reconsideration of how the board of Reedy Creek is appointed and qualified to serve, to be appointed by state leadership with a broader interest across the spectrum of interest, across the state.

  2. Ron DeSantis:

    First of all, it'd be a cash cow for them if they had Disney, but I'm worried that they would use that as a pretext to raise taxes on people when that's what they would want to do anyways and then try to blame Reedy Creek, so we're not going to give them that opportunity.

  3. Reedy Creek:

    In light of the State of Florida's pledge to the District's bondholders, Reedy Creek expects to explore its options while continuing its present operations, including levying and collecting its ad valorem taxes and collecting its utility revenues, paying debt service on its ad valorem tax bonds and utility revenue bonds, complying with its bond covenants and operating and maintaining its properties.

  4. Jeff Vahle:

    We are monitoring the progression of the draft legislation, which is complex given the long history of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, disney works under a number of different models and jurisdictions around the world, and regardless of the outcome, we remain committed to providing the highest quality experience for the millions of guests who visit each year.

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