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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush.

Usage examples (14)
  • Adjective, : scrabbly tufts of grass sprouting from the parched lawn
  • Around the huts are scrabbly vegetable gardens, and patches of corn fields, most of them picked clean.
  • A hideous screech lifted the hair on her neck, and something sprinted along the scrabbly rock, its crashing footfalls lingering in the stillness.
  • His desire for a larger life than that of the tiny, scrabbly mountain farm had been early excited; it had persisted; it had increased steadily, though the possibility of... for more
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