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leaf·y

 (lē′fē)
adj. leaf·i·er, leaf·i·est
1. Covered with or having leaves.
2. Consisting of leaves: Spinach is a leafy green vegetable.
3. Similar to or resembling a leaf: a leafy bryozoan.
4. Having abundant vegetation, especially deciduous trees: a leafy suburb.

leaf′i·ness n.

leafy

(ˈliːfɪ)
adj, leafier or leafiest
1. (Botany) covered with or having leaves
2. (Botany) resembling a leaf or leaves
ˈleafiness n

leaf•y

(ˈli fi)

adj. leaf•i•er, leaf•i•est.
1. abounding in foliage.
2. having broad leaves or consisting mainly of leaves: leafy vegetables.
3. leaflike; foliaceous.
leaf′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.leafy - having or covered with leaves; "leafy trees"; "leafy vegetables"
leafless - having no leaves

leafy

adjective green, leaved, leafed, shaded, shady, summery, verdant, bosky (literary), springlike, in foliage His home was surrounded by tall leafy trees.
Translations
كَثير الأوراق
listnatý
bladrig
leveles
laufskrÿddur
listnatý
yapraklı

leafy

[ˈliːfɪ] ADJ (leafier (compar) (leafiest (superl))) → frondoso, con muchas hojas
the leafy suburbs of the citylos barrios residenciales de la ciudad

leafy

[ˈliːfi] adj
[suburb, district] → arboré(e); [lane, street] → arboré(e)
[tree, branch] → feuillu(e)
[vegetable] → à feuilles
green leafy vegetables → légumes mpl à feuilles vertes

leafy

adj branch, treegrün, belaubt; bower, lanegrün

leafy

[ˈliːfɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (suburb) → ricco/a di verde; (branch) → ricco/a di foglie

leaf

(liːf) plural leaves (liːvz) noun
1. a part of a plant growing from the side of a stem, usually green, flat and thin, but of various shapes depending on the plant. Many trees lose their leaves in autumn.
2. something thin like a leaf, especially the page of a book. Several leaves had been torn out of the book.
3. an extra part of a table, either attached to one side with a hinge or added to the centre when the two ends are apart.
ˈleaflet (-lit) noun
a small, printed sheet containing information etc.
ˈleafy adjective
having many leaves. a leafy plant.
turn over a new leaf
to begin a new and better way of behaving, working etc.
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Fowler has moved on to a bigger house in a leafier suburb, Mossley Hill, a couple of miles away
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The couple have found their way to one of Birmingham's leafier satellite communities and house hunting has stepped up a gear now they have agreed on where they want to put down roots.
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Evidence shows there is a massive gap between the best and worst performing schools, not only in areas of disadvantage but also in those areas which could perhaps be described as the leafier glades.
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NEW "noise maps" of South Wales' most built up areas have shown some of the leafier parts of Cardiff are among the noisiest.
CHILDREN from inner-city Liverpool would be bussed to smaller schools in leafier parts of Merseyside as pupil numbers fall, under Tory plans unveiled yesterday.