bushy

adjective \ ˈbu̇-shē \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of bushy

bushier; bushiest
1 : full of or overgrown with bushes
2 : resembling a bush; especially : being thick and spreading

bushily

play \ˈbu̇-shə-lē\ adverb

bushiness

play \ˈbu̇-shē-nəs\ noun

Examples of bushy in a Sentence

  1. an animal with a bushy tail

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First Known Use of bushy

14th century


BUSHY Defined for English Language Learners

bushy

adjective

Definition of bushy for English Language Learners

  • : very thick and full

  • of a plant : having a lot of branches and leaves


BUSHY Defined for Kids

bushy

adjective \ ˈbu̇-shē \

Definition of bushy for Students

bushier; bushiest
1 : being thick and spreading
  • a bushy beard
  • a bushy tail
2 : overgrown with bushes
  • a bushy yard


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