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stringy

adjective
     
Related topics: Hair and Beauty, Food
string‧y
1DF stringy meat, fruit, or vegetables are full of long thin pieces that are difficult to eat [↪ tough]:
Scoop out the pumpkin's stringy fibres.
2DCB stringy hair is very thin and looks like string, especially because it is dirty
3 tall and thin

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