Simple Definition of scaly
: covered with scales or flakes
Examples of scaly in a sentence
His skin was dry and scaly.
<the snake's scaly skin was dry to the touch>
First Known Use of scaly
SCALY Defined for Kids
Definition of scaly for Students
: covered with scales or flakes <scaly skin>
Medical Definition of scaly
: covered with or composed of scale or scales <dry scaly skin>
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