adjective \ˈlē-fē\

: having many leaves or trees

: consisting mostly of leaves


Full Definition of LEAFY

a :  furnished with or abounding in leaves <leafy woodlands>
b :  having broad-bladed leaves <mosses, grasses, and leafy plants>
c :  consisting chiefly of leaves <leafy vegetables>
:  resembling a leaf; specifically :  laminate

Examples of LEAFY

  1. <the backyard's leafy bushes look nice, but have a tendency to attract deer>

First Known Use of LEAFY

15th century

Rhymes with LEAFY


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