Pronunciation of Scrubby
/skɹˈʌbi/, /skɹˈʌbi/, /s_k_ɹ_ˈʌ_b_i/
Synonyms for scrubby:
Other synonyms and related words:
dingy, ramshackle, tumbledown, forested, rundown, scraggy, shabby, green, dilapidated, timeworn, topsy-turvy, reedy, moth-eaten, broken-down, dirty, disordered, woody, ratty, mangy, weedy, sleazy, bedraggled, lush, grungy, skinny, underweight, seedy, shoddy, dog-eared, bombed-out, disorderly, sorry, dumpy, down-at-the-heels, threadbare, scruffy, miserable, coniferous, tatty, little, down-at-heel, neglected, Decaying, humble, faded, decrepit, tattered.
decrepit, moth-eaten, scruffy, miserable, dilapidated, threadbare, down-at-heel, ratty, dog-eared, bedraggled, dingy, tatty, tattered, mangy, faded, shoddy, neglected, sleazy, seedy, broken-down, rundown, ramshackle, Decaying.
Sense 2 (noun)
coniferous, shoddy, tattered, woody, ratty, dilapidated, lush, mangy, broken-down, down-at-heel, decrepit, rundown, leafy, threadbare, sleazy, tatty, bedraggled, verdant, faded, dingy, scruffy, shabby, forested, green, Decaying.
Usage examples for scrubby:
- It was sandy and barren looking on one side, though at the further end from them there grew some trees and scrubby looking bushes. - "The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship", Margaret Burnham.
- She also stretches them, but not assiduously, in the thickets of evergreen oak, on the slopes with the scrubby greenswards, dear to the Grasshoppers. - "The Life of the Spider", J. Henri Fabre.
- Beyond all the other horsemen he rode, and saw far above in the scrubby growth, the enemy seeking footholds where the four- footed animals could not follow. - "The Flute of the Gods", Marah Ellis Ryan.