Bushy
Bushy Bush"y, a. [From 1st {Bush}.] 1. Thick and spreading, like a bush. ``Bushy eyebrows.'' --Irving. [1913 Webster]

2. Full of bushes; overgrowing with shrubs. [1913 Webster]

Dingle, or bushy dell, of this wild wood. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • bushy — [boosh′ē] adj. bushier, bushiest 1. covered or overgrown with bushes 2. thick and spreading out like a bush [a bushy tail] …   English World dictionary

  • bushy — late 14c., overgrown with bushes, from BUSH (Cf. bush) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Of hair, etc., from 1610s …   Etymology dictionary

  • bushy — [adj] shaggy, unkempt bristling, bristly, disordered, feathery, fluffy, fringed, full, furry, fuzzy, hairy, heavy, hirsute, leafy, luxuriant, nappy, prickly, rough, rumpled, spreading, stiff, thick, tufted, unruly, wiry, woolly; concepts 406,606… …   New thesaurus

  • bushy — ► ADJECTIVE (bushier, bushiest) 1) growing thickly. 2) covered with bush or bushes. DERIVATIVES bushily adverb bushiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • bushy — UK [ˈbʊʃɪ] / US adjective Word forms bushy : adjective bushy comparative bushier superlative bushiest 1) bushy hair or fur is very thick bushy eyebrows A fox has a long bushy tail. See: bright eyed 2) bushy trees or plants have a lot of leaves… …   English dictionary

  • bushy — bush|y [ buʃi ] adjective 1. ) bushy hair or fur is very thick: bushy eyebrows A fox has a long bushy tail. => BRIGHT EYED 2. ) bushy trees or plants have a lot of leaves and branches growing close together: The roses have become very bushy… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bushy — [[t]b ʊʃi[/t]] bushier, bushiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Bushy hair or fur is very thick. ...bushy eyebrows. ...a bushy tail. 2) ADJ GRADED A bushy plant has a lot of leaves very close together. ...strong, sturdy, bushy plants …   English dictionary

  • bushy — bush|y [ˈbuʃi] adj comparative bushier superlative bushiest 1.) bushy hair or fur grows thickly ▪ a bushy tail 2.) bushy plants grow thickly, with a lot of branches and leaves >bushiness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bushy — adjective bushy hair or fur grows thickly: a bushy tail bushiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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