What does sandy mean?

Definitions for sandy
ˈsæn disandy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flaxen, sandyadjective

    of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown

    "flaxen locks"

  2. arenaceous, sandy, sandlikeadjective

    resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas

    "arenaceous limestone"; "arenaceous grasses"

Wiktionary

  1. sandyadjective

    Covered with sand.

  2. sandyadjective

    Sprinkled with sand.

  3. sandyadjective

    Like sand, especially in texture.

  4. Sandynoun

    Shortened form of Sand Dancer.

  5. Sandynoun

    The A-1 Sky Raider aircraft.

  6. Sandynoun

    A diminutive of the male given name Alexander.

  7. Sandynoun

    A diminutive of the female given names Sandra and Alexandra.

  8. Sandynoun

    A small town in Bedfordshire, England.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sandyadjective

    Etymology: from sand.

    I should not see the sandy hourglass run,
    But I should think of shallows and of flats. William Shakespeare.

    Safer shall he be on the sandy plains,
    Than where castles mounted stand. William Shakespeare, H. VI.

    A region so desert, dry, and sandy, that travellers are fain to carry water on their camels. Thomas Browne, Vulg. Errours.

    Rough unweidly earth, nor to the plough
    Nor to the cattle kind, with sandy stones
    And gravel o’er-abounding. Phillips.

    O’er sandy wilds were yellow harvests spread. Alexander Pope.

    Favour, so bottomed upon the sandy foundation of personal respects only, cannot be long lived. Francis Bacon, to Villiers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sandy

    consisting of, abounding with, or resembling, sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as, a sandy desert, road, or soil

  2. Sandy

    of the color of sand; of a light yellowish red color; as, sandy hair

  3. Etymology: [AS. sandig.]

Freebase

  1. Sandy

    Sandy is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, and named after the nearby Sandy River. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 9,570. The city serves as the western gateway to the Mount Hood Corridor.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Sandy

    The nickname of a Scotsman, being short for Alexander, the most common Christian name to be met with in North Britain.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sandy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sandy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of sandy in a Sentence

  1. Avielle Richman:

    The brain is just another organ, and you dont have to be a neuroscientist to recognize that it can be healthy, it can be unhealthy, and that you need to feel comfortable advocating for your own brain health and the brain health of your loved ones, we feel that the failure to do that led in large part to the tragedy at Sandy Hook.

  2. Tony Deering:

    After Sandy Hook, our engineering team decided to challenge themselves to find a way in which we could help defend school children, teachers and administrators in the event of another active shooter situation, it's an unfortunate reality that school shootings are so prevalent in America. So it's crucial to be able to buy that critical 10 minutes of safety before law enforcement arrives in such a situation.

  3. Shannon Watts:

    What didn't exist before Sandy Hook was a grassroots movement that could go toe to toe with the gun movement and win.

  4. Jason Pellegrini:

    Unfortunately we went through this a few years ago with Sandy, i think now I'm just becoming accustomed to it.

  5. Patrick Rosenello:

    This was not even a fraction of Sandy.

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