Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: scrubby
IPA transcription: [skɹ'ʌbi]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: scrawny, scrubby, stunted
    Meaning: inferior in size or quality; "scrawny cattle"; "scrubby cut-over pine"; "old stunted thorn trees"
  • Synonyms: scrabbly, scrubby
    Meaning: sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush; "open scrubby woods"
Usage examples
  • 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.