weedy

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adjective \ˈwē-dē\

Definition of weedy

weedier

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weediest

  1. 1 :  abounding with or consisting of weeds

  2. 2 :  resembling a weed especially in vigorous growth or ready propagation

  3. 3 :  noticeably lean and scrawny :  lanky

weediness

noun

Examples of weedy in a Sentence

  1. weedy vegetation in the abandoned lot

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First Known Use of weedy

15th century


WEEDY Defined for English Language Learners

weedy

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adjective

Definition of weedy for English Language Learners

  • : full of weeds

  • : looking thin and weak


WEEDY Defined for Kids

weedy

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adjective \ˈwē-dē\

Definition of weedy for Students

weedier

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weediest

  1. 1 :  full of or consisting of weeds a weedy field

  2. 2 :  like a weed especially in having strong rapid growth a weedy vine

  3. 3 :  very skinny a weedy horse



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