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 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.
The performances are desultory, the musical score bullying and the drama — aside from the game-changing placement of inconvenient shrubbery — as predictable as Tom senior’s steadily sprouting beard.
The motorcycle plowed through shrubbery, a chain link fence, and a wooden fence where the man was ejected.
So don’t overdo it with the indoor shrubbery, the soil expert and plant-lover advises.
Some owners try to disguise the lower level by converting it into a garage or covering it with clapboard or shrubbery, but the awkwardness remains.
Curb appeal has evolved from using mostly green shrubbery to plants that bloom at different times of the year.
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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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