Shoaly
Shoaly Shoal"y, a. Full of shoals, or shallow places. [1913 Webster]

The tossing vessel sailed on shoaly ground. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shoaly — adjective full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals reefy shallows shoaly waters • Syn: ↑reefy, ↑shelfy, ↑shelvy • Similar to: ↑shallow • …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoaly — /shoh lee/, adj., shoalier, shoaliest. full of shoals or shallows. [1605 15; SHOAL1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • shoaly — shoal·y || ʃəʊlɪ adj. filled with many sand bars, having many shallow areas created by shoals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shoaly — /ˈʃoʊli/ (say shohlee) adjective full of shoals or shallows …   Australian English dictionary

  • reefy — adjective full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals reefy shallows shoaly waters • Syn: ↑shelfy, ↑shelvy, ↑shoaly • Similar to: ↑shallow • …   Useful english dictionary

  • shelfy — adjective full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals reefy shallows shoaly waters • Syn: ↑reefy, ↑shelvy, ↑shoaly • Similar to: ↑shallow • …   Useful english dictionary

  • shelvy — adjective full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals reefy shallows shoaly waters • Syn: ↑reefy, ↑shelfy, ↑shoaly • Similar to: ↑shallow • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shoaliness — Shoal i*ness, n. The quality or state of being shoaly; little depth of water; shallowness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoal bass — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii …   Wikipedia

  • Shallowness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Shallowness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 shallowness shallowness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 shoals shoals Sgm: N 1 mere scratch mere scratch PARAG:Shallowness >Adj GRP: Adj 1 Sgm: Adj 1 shallow shallow …   English dictionary for students

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