Definition of splintery in English:



  • See splinter

    • ‘Inside the floors are splintery and rusty fans clank noisily above our heads.’
    • ‘The back of the truck was open, but the sides were enclosed with splintery, yellow wood.’
    • ‘All three versions combine the joy of dry, splintery pastry with the joy of chewy, indigestible glop.’
    • ‘She takes half-hour showers after work and makes Dr Pepper popsicles in the ice tray, splintery brown cubes she sucks between her fingers.’
    • ‘At the near end of the pond was a splintery wooden dock.’