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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.
These designer plants have a very compact shrubby habit made up of glossy foliage.
Contract notice: contracting of supply of shrubby, vivacious, aquatic, vines, rose bushes, crass, cacti, small-scale, indoor palms, bulbs, grass seeds and grass, native seeds and flower bags with sustainable public procurement measures
She said fruit plants, botanical garden and flowery shrubby plantation along the road side would be planted during the indicated period.
Body boost Plant new borders lasagna style - in layers starting with ground cover and working up to a shrubby canopy.
Of these pollens, around 97 per cent come from paper mulberry with their concentration reaching the extreme limits of around 40, 000 particles per cubic meter of air during the March-April spring season when the shrubby tree's flowers have peak bloom to the misery of the sufferers of asthma and respiratory diseases, who sneeze, sniffle and cough and have watery eyes and running nose whenever they step out.
Hill explains how a sleepy little stream flowing over land so flat it could hardly ever carve itself its own valley, by the middle of the 20th century ended up in an artificial canyon approximately 12 feet below a major city, and in the suburbs cramped into skinny ditches secreted behind thick lanes of shrubby growth.
This modern, unusual-coloured variety will produce a compact shrubby habit of dark-green foliage and clusters of vivid-blue flowers.
Seasonal flowers including witch hazel, winter-flowering viburnums, shrubby honeysuckles and Edgeworthia are blooming larger and more profusely as a result of last year's hot, sunny summer and a lack of hard frosts this winter.