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Adjective: stringy (stringier,stringiest)  string-ee
  1. Lean and sinewy
    - wiry
  2. (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    - fibrous, sinewy, unchewable
  3. Forming viscous or glutinous threads
    - ropy, ropey, thready
  4. Consisting of or containing string or strings

Derived forms: stringiest, stringier

See also: insubstantial, lean, meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], thick, thin, tough, unreal, unsubstantial