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scrubby

adjective scrub·by \ˈskrə-bē\

: covered with small bushes and trees

: small and not growing well

scrub·bi·erscrub·bi·est

Full Definition of SCRUBBY

1
:  inferior in size or quality :  stunted <scrubby cattle>
2
:  covered with or consisting of scrub
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

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