Definition of shrubbery
: a planting or growth of shrubs
Examples of shrubbery in a Sentence
a patch of tangled shrubbery
Recent Examples of shrubbery from the Web
A dispute over ocean views in Del Mar that has simmered since the 1990s heated up again this week when a condo owner demanded that the trees and shrubbery at the edge of a nearby 5.8-acre lot be trimmed every four months instead of twice a year.
Several hundred acres of pine forests and low shrubbery have been burnt, with the winds sending the blaze spreading in several directions.
These migratory mischief-makers can be found almost anywhere there's long grass or shrubbery, squawking and pecking at passersby to protect their mates.
Here’s a few more thoughts on Darvish and Nomar Mazara’s moon shot that capped the win and may have put a dent in the center field shrubbery: 1.
A pair of brown thrashers half flying, half running after each other in the shrubbery around the clubhouse. 2: A pair of barn swallows gathering mud from a large puddle by the cart path.
A wild boar charged at children at a playground in Vienna, then hid in shrubbery next to an apartment house before being shot by police.
As is the disheveled shrubbery lodged in a corner of Max Yasgur’s barn.
The mammoth blast was launched at 111.9 mph off the bat (per Statcast) and smacked hard off the wall above the shrubbery.
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First Known Use of shrubbery
SHRUBBERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shrubbery for English Language Learners
: a group of shrubs planted together
: an area planted with shrubs
SHRUBBERY Defined for Kids
Definition of shrubbery for Students
: a group of shrubs or an area where shrubs are growing
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