Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [skɹ'ʌbi]
meaning of the word
scrawny, scrubby, stunted
inferior in size or quality; "scrawny cattle"; "scrubby cut-over pine"; "old stunted thorn trees"
sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush; "open scrubby woods"
Scrubby under-brush grew on either side of the way, while huge rocks were scattered around in abundance.
He was a chubby little man of forty, with coarse black hair and scrubby moustache, not of the type that readily appreciates the delicacies of a situation.