scabby


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scab·by

 (skăb′ē)
adj. scab·bi·er, scab·bi·est
1. Having, consisting of, or covered with scabs.
2. Affected with scab or scabies.
3. Informal Contemptible; vile: scabby greed.

scab′bi·ly adv.
scab′bi·ness n.

scabby

(ˈskæbɪ)
adj, -bier or -biest
1. (Pathology) pathol having an area of the skin covered with scabs
2. (Pathology) pathol obsolete having scabies
3. informal despicable
ˈscabbily adv
ˈscabbiness n

scab•by

(ˈskæb i)

adj. -bi•er, -bi•est.
1. covered with scabs.
2. consisting of scabs.
3. (of an animal or plant) having scabs.
4. Informal. mean or contemptible.
[1520–30]
scab′bi•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scabby - covered with scabs
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
Translations
أجْرَب
prašivýstrupovitý
bevarasodottrühes
hrúîraîur
chrastavýprašivý
kabuk bağlamış

scabby

[ˈskæbɪ] ADJ
1. [skin, knee etc] → lleno de costras
2. (Vet) → roñoso

scabby

[ˈskæbi] adj [skin] → croûteux/euse

scabby

adj (+er)
skin, handsschorfig, grindig; kneesverschorft
(= having scabies)räudig
(inf: = dilapidated) → schäbig, oll (inf)

scabby

[ˈskæbɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → crostoso/a

scab

(skӕb) noun
1. a crust formed over a sore or wound.
2. any of several diseases of animals or plants.
3. a workman who refuses to join a strike.
ˈscabby adjective
References in classic literature ?
Wherever there is aught puny, or sickly, or scabby, there do they creep like lice; and only my disgust preventeth me from cracking them.
Finally the fleet returned victorious and triumphant to Constantinople, and a few months later died my master, El Uchali, otherwise Uchali Fartax, which means in Turkish "the scabby renegade;" for that he was; it is the practice with the Turks to name people from some defect or virtue they may possess; the reason being that there are among them only four surnames belonging to families tracing their descent from the Ottoman house, and the others, as I have said, take their names and surnames either from bodily blemishes or moral qualities.
Often have you bested me in the secret councils of Issus, but now in the field of war where men are truly gauged your scabby heart hath revealed its sores to all the world.
or I will search you, were you as leprous as Job, and as scabby as Caesar
BRIAN replies: Skin lumps are not that common in cats but the most usual types are scabby nodules around the head, neck and along the back caused by allergic dermatitis.
He scratches and rubs them and they look very sore and scabby.
Scabby has been adopted by unions across the country, and courts have affirmed his first amendment rights as long as he doesnt impede traffic, Maher said.
It's slippy, almost like glass, and looks like a scabby jumper in places.
They got a scabby intercept try which gave them a bit of a boost.
Outwardly they are used against deformities of the skin, scabby ulcers, scald heads, and other cutaneous distempers'.
Slapping on the SPF is vital, but keep an eye out for early warning signs and visit your GP if you see a mole that changes shape or starts oozing, or stubborn ulcers and scabby patches that won't heal.
Despite his rotting teeth, scabby scalp and appalling personal hygiene, Harpagon is utterly convinced everyone will happily accept his contrived arrangements.