Definitions for scrubbyˈskrʌb i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scrub•byˈskrʌb i(adj.)-bi•er, -bi•est.

  1. low or stunted, as trees.

    Category: Botany

  2. covered with scrub.

    Category: Botany

  3. undersized or stunted, as animals.

  4. wretched; shabby.

Origin of scrubby:

1745–55

scrub′bi•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrabbly, scrubby(adj)

    sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush

    "open scrubby woods"

  2. scrawny, scrubby, stunted(adj)

    inferior in size or quality

    "scrawny cattle"; "scrubby cut-over pine"; "old stunted thorn trees"

Wiktionary

  1. scrubby(Adjective)

    Covered with or consisting of scrub.

  2. scrubby(Adjective)

    Inferior in size or quality.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scrubby

    of the nature of scrub; small and mean; stunted in growth; as, a scrubby cur

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