adj. tweed·i·er, tweed·i·est
1. Made of tweed.
2. Wearing tweeds.
3. Informal Suggestive of casual, informal taste, habits, and lifestyle: "He's rumpled and tweedy ... if he were preparing to drink a martini, he might casually stir it with his finger" (Phil McCombs).
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
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