Definitions for scalyˈskeɪ li
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word scaly
lepidote, leprose, scabrous, scaly, scurfy(adj)
rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
scaly, scaley, scaled(adj)
having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
Covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish.
Resembling scales, laminae, or layers.
(South African) Mean; low; as, a scaly fellow.
Composed of scales lying over each other; as, a scaly bulb; covered with scales; as, a scaly stem.
covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish
resembling scales, laminae, or layers
mean; low; as, a scaly fellow
composed of scales lying over each other; as, a scaly bulb; covered with scales; as, a scaly stem
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
One watches them on the seashore, all the people, and there is something pathetic, almost wistful in them, as if they wished their lives did not add up to this scaly nullity of possession, but as if they could not escape. It is a dragon that has devoured us all: these obscene, scaly houses, this insatiable struggle and desire to possess, to possess always and in spite of everything, this need to be an owner, lest one be owned. It is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease. One feels a sort of madness come over one, as if the world had become hell. But it is only superimposed: it is only a temporary disease. It can be cleaned away.
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