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Weedy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEEDY, a.
1. Consisting of weeds; as weedy trophies.
2. Abounding with weeds; as weedy grounds; a weedy garden; weedy corn.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: abounding with or resembling weeds; "a weedy path"; "weedy plants that take over a garden" [ant: weedless]
2: being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck" [syn: scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (weedier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. abounding with or consisting of weeds 2. resembling a weed especially in vigorous growth or ready propagation 3. noticeably lean and scrawny ; lanky weediness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (weedier, weediest) 1 having many weeds. 2 (esp. of a person) weak, feeble; of poor stature. Derivatives: weediness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Weedy Weed"y, a. [Compar. Weedier; superl. Weediest.] 1. Of or pertaining to weeds; consisting of weeds. ``Weedy trophies.'' --Shak. 2. Abounding with weeds; as, weedy grounds; a weedy garden; weedy corn. See from the weedy earth a rivulet break. --Bryant. 3. Scraggy; ill-shaped; ungainly; -- said of colts or horses, and also of persons. [Colloq.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Weedy Weed"y, a. Dressed in weeds, or mourning garments. [R. or Colloq.] She was as weedy as in the early days of her mourning. --Dickens.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(weedier, weediest) 1. A weedy place is full of weeds. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. If you describe someone as weedy, you are criticizing them because they are thin and physically weak. (mainly BRIT INFORMAL) = puny ADJ [disapproval]

Moby Thesaurus

botanic, bulbous, cereal, dense, exuberant, farinaceous, flourishing, fruitlike, fruity, gross, heavy, herbaceous, herbal, herbose, herbous, herby, impenetrable, jungled, jungly, leguminose, leguminous, lush, luxuriant, overgrown, overrun, plantlike, radicated, radiciform, radicular, rank, rhizoid, riotous, rootlike, thick, tuberous, unweeded, vegetable, vegetal, vegetarian, vegetational, vegetative, weed-choked, weed-ridden




 


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