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adj. shrub·bi·er, shrub·bi·est
1. Consisting of, planted with, or covered with shrubs.
2. Of or resembling a shrub.

shrub′bi·ness n.


adj, -bier or -biest
1. (Botany) consisting of, planted with, or abounding in shrubs
2. (Botany) resembling a shrub
ˈshrubbiness n


(ˈʃrʌb i)

adj. -bi•er, -bi•est.
1. consisting of or abounding in shrubs.
2. resembling a shrub.
shrub′bi•ness, n.
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Adj.1.shrubby - of or relating to or resembling a shrub


[ˈʃrʌbɪ] ADJ [tree] → con forma de arbusto; [area] → con muchos matojos


References in classic literature ?
It had died down in winter and come up again in the spring until it was as thick and shrubby as some tropical garden-grass.
Presently the trees grew thinner, and the shrubby undergrowth more abundant.
Upon the shrubby hill of its edge Weena would have stopped, fearing the darkness before us; but a singular sense of impending calamity, that should indeed have served me as a warning, drove me onward.
The work of mowing and maintenance shrubby masses - the first 7 batches of the twenty municipalities of Greater Nancy - the Lot o 8 on the outskirts of the Meurthe.
Even among seasoned gardeners, the shrubby perennial with vivid candlelike blooms often elicits the question: "What is that?
the Cantaloupe-Mint Shrub, Blueberry-Lavender Shrub, Benjamin Franklin's Shrub, Red Beet and Peppercorn Shrub, Velvet Tango Room's Fig Shrub Cocktail, Summer Tomato and Celery Shrub, Shrubby Mary, and Apple-Cardamom Shrub.
Today, the site primarily consists of a successional shrubby old-field and a honeysuckle-Siberian elm dominated woodland.
An herbaceous or sub shrubby plant whose natural habitat originated from mountainous regions such as the Alps, Andes, Himalayas and the Rocky Mountains.
According to the scientists, about the size of a small zebra, Eurygnathohippus woldegabrieli-named for geologist Giday WoldeGabriel, who earned his PhD at Case Western Reserve in 1987-had three-toed hooves and grazed the grasslands and shrubby woods in the Afar Region.
Prune dogwoods and shrubby willows grown for their ornamental stems.
The foliage of the artemisias such as wormwood, the silver-disks of Lunarias, the dried flower heads of hydrangeas, and the red bark of the red-stemmed shrubby dogwoods are but examples of using plants during the winter season to add color to our lives.
Expert tip: This broad–spreading, shrubby tree produces lots of suckers and if you dig the soil by its roots, when a root is damaged it will throw up a new shoot.