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weed·y

 (wē′dē)
adj. weed·i·er, weed·i·est
1. Full of or consisting of weeds: a weedy lawn.
2. Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed: a weedy plant.
3. Of a scrawny build; spindly or gawky.

weed′i·ly adv.
weed′i·ness n.

weedy

(ˈwiːdɪ)
adj, weedier or weediest
1. (Botany) full of or containing weeds: weedy land.
2. (Botany) (of a plant) resembling a weed in rapid or straggling growth
3. informal thin or weakly in appearance
ˈweedily adv
ˈweediness n

weed•y

(ˈwi di)

adj. weed•i•er, weed•i•est.
1. consisting of, abounding in, or pertaining to weeds.
2. (of a plant, flower, etc.) growing poorly or in a straggling manner.
3. (of a person or animal) scrawny.
[1375–1425]
weed′i•ly, adv.
weed′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.weedy - abounding with or resembling weedsweedy - abounding with or resembling weeds; "a weedy path"; "weedy plants that take over a garden"
weedless - free from weeds; "a weedless garden"
2.weedy - being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

weedy

adjective weak, thin, frail, skinny, feeble, ineffectual, puny, undersized, weak-kneed (informal), namby-pamby, nerdy or nurdy (slang) a neurotic, weedy little man

weedy

adjective
Having little flesh or fat on the body:
Idioms: all skin and bones, thin as a rail.
Translations

weedy

[ˈwiːdɪ] ADJ (weedier (compar) (weediest (superl)))
1. [ground] → lleno de malas hierbas or hierbajos
2. (Brit) (= scrawny) [person] → debilucho, desmirriado, enclenque

weedy

[ˈwiːdi] adj [person] → gringalet

weedy

adj (+er)
groundunkrautbewachsen, voll(er) Unkraut
(inf) personschmächtig; (in character) → blutarm

weedy

[ˈwiːdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (person) → allampanato/a
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