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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
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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.
References in classic literature ?
Along the leafy road which skirted a narrow, tortuous stream in central Louisiana, rumbled an old fashioned cabriolet, much the worse for hard and rough usage over country roads and lanes.
Like music heard in dreams, Like strains of harps unknown, Of birds forever flown Audible as the voice of streams That murmur in some leafy dell, I hear thy gentlest tone, And Silence cometh with her spell Like that which on my tongue doth dwell, When tremulous in dreams I tell My love to thee alone!
She said she could think of but one thing--it was summer, and it was balmy France--yet she would like well to sleigh ride in the leafy avenues of Versailles
Inserted into the interstices of the huge stones which formed the pi-pi were large boughs of trees; hanging from the branches of which, and screened from the sun by their foliage, were innumerable little packages with leafy coverings, containing the meat of the numerous hogs which had been slain, done up in this manner to make it more accessible to the crowd.
Opening his eyes, he stretched his giant thews, yawned, rose and gazed about him through the leafy foliage of his retreat.
The Golden Fortune, therefore, backed by towering woodlands, looked out to sea at one side, across to the breakwater headland on another, and on its land side commanded a complete view of the gay little haven, with its white houses built terrace on terrace upon its wooded slopes, connected by flights of zigzag steps, by which the apparently inaccessible shelves and platforms circulated their gay life down to the gay heart of the place,--the circular boulevard, exquisitely leafy and cool, where one found the great casino and the open-air theatre, the exquisite orchestra, into which only the mellowest brass and the subtlest strings were admitted, and the Cafe du Ciel, charmingly situated among the trees, where the boulevard became a bridge, for a moment, at the mouth of the river Sly.
Just to have seen him there, lolling upon the swaying bough of the jungle-forest giant, his brown skin mottled by the brilliant equatorial sunlight which percolated through the leafy canopy of green above him, his clean-limbed body relaxed in graceful ease, his shapely head partly turned in contemplative absorption and his intelligent, gray eyes dreamily devouring the object of their devotion, you would have thought him the reincarnation of some demigod of old.
Thus passed the leafy time when arborescence seems to be the one thing aimed at out of doors.
The green curtains with their peacock design, hung in straight lines, and the green carpet, in the pattern of which pale rabbits frolicked among leafy trees, suggested the influence of William Morris.
Farther back beyond the dark trees a roof glittered with dew, to the right was a leafy tree with brilliantly white trunk and branches, and above it shone the moon, nearly at its full, in a pale, almost starless, spring sky.
The country around them was charming, yet in the pretty fields of wild-flowers and groves of leafy trees were no houses whatever, or sign of any inhabitants.
It has the appearance of being on a shelf half-way up the wooded mountainside; and as it is remote and isolated, and very white, it makes a strong mark against the lofty leafy rampart at its back.