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weedy

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adjective \ˈwē-dē\

Simple Definition of weedy

  • : full of weeds

  • : looking thin and weak

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of weedy

weedier

weediest

  1. 1 :  abounding with or consisting of weeds

  2. 2 :  resembling a weed especially in vigorous growth or ready propagation

  3. 3 :  noticeably lean and scrawny :  lanky

weediness

noun

Examples of weedy in a sentence

  1. <weedy vegetation in the abandoned lot>



15th Century

First Known Use of weedy

15th century

Rhymes with weedy


WEEDY Defined for Kids

weedy

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adjective \ˈwē-dē\

Definition of weedy for Students

weedier

weediest

  1. 1 :  full of or consisting of weeds <a weedy field>

  2. 2 :  like a weed especially in having strong rapid growth <a weedy vine>

  3. 3 :  very skinny <a weedy horse>





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