: of or relating to scaly animals
: infested with scale insects <scaly fruit>
— scal·i·ness noun
Examples of SCALY
- His skin was dry and scaly.
- <the snake's scaly skin was dry to the touch>
First Known Use of SCALY
Rhymes with SCALY
scaly adjective \ˈskā-lē\ (Medical Dictionary)
: covered with or composed of scale or scales <dry scaly skin>
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