from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling wax, especially:
- adj. Pale.
- adj. Smooth and lustrous.
- adj. Pliable or impressionable.
- adj. Consisting of, abounding in, or covered with wax.
- adj. Pathology Containing amyloid deposits, as an organ.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Resembling wax in texture or appearance.
- adj. Angry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling wax or putty in appearance, softness, plasticity, adhesiveness, or other properties; waxen; hence, pliable; yielding; impressionable.
- Specifically Noting certain complexions.
- Made of wax; abounding in wax; waxed: as, a waxy dressing for leather
- A change of parts of the muscular fibers into a peculiar hyaline substance, which differs from lardacein; it occurs in certain cases of typhoid fever, meningitis, and other acute febrile disorders.
- Angry; wrathy; irate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking
- adj. made of or covered with wax
- adj. easily impressed or influenced
- adj. having the paleness of wax
From wax (“soft oily substance”) + -y. (Wiktionary)
From wax (“fit of anger”) + -y. (Wiktionary)