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scrubby

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adjective scrub·by \ˈskrə-bē\

Simple Definition of scrubby

  • : covered with small bushes and trees

  • : small and not growing well

Full Definition of scrubby

scrub·bi·erscrub·bi·est

  1. 1 :  inferior in size or quality :  stunted <scrubby cattle>

  2. 2 :  covered with or consisting of scrub

  3. 3 :  shabby, paltry

Examples of scrubby

  1. <changed into an old flannel shirt and a scrubby pair of jeans to clean out the garage>



Origin of scrubby

1scrub


First Known Use: 1591

Rhymes with scrubby



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