Examples of scrubby in a Sentence
changed into an old flannel shirt and a scrubby pair of jeans to clean out the garage
Recent Examples of scrubby from the Web
Although scrubby and arid today, between 46-42 million years ago what is now the northeastern part of the state was a lush forest which was home to a variety of peculiar fossil primates.
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Origin and Etymology of scrubby
First Known Use: 1591
SCRUBBY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scrubby for English Language Learners
: covered with small bushes and trees
: small and not growing well
SCRUBBY Defined for Kids
Definition of scrubby for Students
: covered with a thick growth of small or stunted shrubs or trees scrubby land
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