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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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laufskrÿddur
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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 ?
The wind that sweeps in from the open country strips away all the leafy screens that hide one yard from another in summer, and the houses seem to draw closer together.
There was a garden out in the suburbs; a small, leafy corner, with a few green tables under the orange trees.
The rays of the sun were beginning to grow less fierce, and the intense heat of the day was lessened, as the cooler vapors of the springs and fountains rose above their leafy beds, and rested in the atmosphere.
The fascination of a gracious day and the leafy solitude of the canyon led them to prolong their ride beyond the proposed limit, and it became necessary towards sunset for them to seek some shorter cut home.
The Pyncheon Elm, throughout its great circumference, was all alive, and full of the morning sun and a sweet-tempered little breeze, which lingered within this verdant sphere, and set a thousand leafy tongues a-whispering all at once.
Farther on he beheld great fields of Indian corn, with its golden ears peeping from their leafy coverts, and holding out the promise of cakes and hasty- pudding; and the yellow pumpkins lying beneath them, turning up their fair round bellies to the sun, and giving ample prospects of the most luxurious of pies; and anon he passed the fragrant buckwheat fields breathing the odor of the beehive, and as he beheld them, soft anticipations stole over his mind of dainty slap-jacks, well buttered, and garnished with honey or treacle, by the delicate little dimpled hand of Katrina Van Tassel.
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.
Now HERE" (he pointed to the leafy enclosure we had entered) "all is real, sweet, and pure.
Yes, there was the graceful figure, in its mourning garments, standing out tall and black and motionless against the leafy background.
Peggotty's, and walked with him to a leafy little summer-house there was at the bottom of the garden, where she sat down on a bench, and I beside her.
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.
Its curtains were of damask, with leafy wreaths and garlands, figured upon a gold and silver ground, and fringed along the edges with broideries of pearls, and it stood in a room hung with rows of the queen's devices in cut black velvet upon cloth of silver.