Examples of scaly in a Sentence
His skin was dry and scaly.
the snake's scaly skin was dry to the touch
Recent Examples of scaly from the Web
Chinese fossils have provided substantial evidence that dinosaurs were not the scaly, reptilian killers depicted in movies but feathered, furry and a lot more bird like.
Don’t let a little scaly skin distract from how cute your new bathing suit is.
The green, scaly Pleo — a robotic dinosaur — has taken its last breath as its maker Ugobe filed for bankruptcy Monday.
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First Known Use of scaly
SCALY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scaly for English Language Learners
: covered with scales or flakes
SCALY Defined for Kids
Definition of scaly for Students
: covered with scales or flakes scaly skin
Medical Definition of scaly
: covered with or composed of scale or scales dry scaly skin
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