- adjectivehaving the abrasive texture of sandpaper• Derivationally related forms: ↑sandpaper
* * *\\-rē\ adjective
sandpapery sound of the maracas — Ludwig Bemelmans
tried to make his sandpapery voice sound nonchalant — H.N.Hempel
* * */sand"pay'peuh ree/, adj.of or suggesting the grating sound of sandpaper rubbing against wood or the rough texture of sandpaper.[SANDPAPER + -Y1]
* * *sandˈpapery adjective• • •Main Entry: ↑sand
Useful english dictionary. 2012.