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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"Ramrod-tall, blue-eyed and aquiline, with a high forehead swept clear of thin, fair hair, [William Hurt] even looked clever, like a tweedy young professor of letters on secondment to Hollywood."
Jasper Rees; William Hurt is Back on Top of His Game; The Sunday Times (London, UK); May 3, 2009
1 British EnglishDC wearing tweed clothes in a way that is thought to be typical of the British upper class
2. tweedy - (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy
upper-class - occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
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Main Entry: tweedy
Inflected Form(s): tweed·i·er; tweed·i·est
1: of or resembling tweed
2 a: given to wearing tweeds b: informal or suggestive of the outdoors in taste or habits c: academic, scholarly http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tweedy