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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.
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.
Presently the trees grew thinner, and the shrubby undergrowth more abundant.
This magnificent evergreen - Shrubby Veronica - has striking cream-edged green foliage from spring to autumn, turning vivid pink in winter.
For the best effect in your garden, plant this shrubby tree against a backdrop of yellow-leaved conifers or evergreen shrubs.
The study, published in the journal Biodiversity And Conservation, looked at 36 gardenborder sized plots planted with perennials and shrubby plants native to one of three geographical regions, the UK, the northern hemisphere excluding the UK and the southern hemisphere.
Verify the proportion of useful species occurring in shrubby and forest formations, quantity of useful species exclusive to each environment and species with higher conservation priority index in each formation.
Dormice thrive in the early growth of woodlands, in shrubby habitat and brambles, and use hedgerows to move about the countryside.
As a centrepiece, plant a large, shrubby herb such as rosemary, a formally clipped bay tree or a potted herb arrangement.
Rich in oligosaccharides of common shrubby everlasting (Helichrysum stoechas), it comes from a controlled, traceable supply chain, realized in partnership with producers based on the southern Atlantic coast of France.
Even among seasoned gardeners, the shrubby perennial with vivid candlelike blooms often elicits the question: "What is that?