Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having many branches, tending to branch frequently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of branches; having wide-spreading branches; consisting of branches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of branches; having wide-spreading branches.
  • Embowered in or overshadowed by branches: as, “the woodman's branchy hut,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having many branches

Etymologies

branch +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In any case, even an ordinary cranberry — let alone a "branchy" one — would have been something of a miracle in Astrakhan, for it grows only in the marshes of Northern Russia.

    Cranberry Sauce

  • This helps us keep Plasma from becoming overly "branchy" while respecting the time lines of each developer without keeping the release cycle meaningful in terms of being when we land and integtrate features, test them and get user feedback on them.

    Planet KDE

  • Worse, the notion of "man" would need an interpretation characterized by exceeding liberality to accommodate any likeness of the branchy, spiny, mandibled things that pulled her down through a deep fissure.

    Locust Valley Breakdown

  • I intend to shorten any of myvery “branchy” rosesto what looks to be a safe length, where weight of snow or ice could not destroy.

    prep your roses for burrrrr! time « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Here we sit in a branchy row, thinking of beautiful things we know, dreaming of deeds we mean to do, all complete, in a minute or two, something noble and grand and good, won by merely wishing we could.

    Flip Flopping Road Map from The Planetary Society - NASA Watch

  • Date: 2010-06-25, 4:03PM EDT i found myself describing you to a coworker today.. he suggested craigslist- creepy for sure- but here i am. you had light red/brown hair, japanese tree/branchy tattoo on your left left? upper arm. wearing some solid colored shirt. you were looking at me a lot, and likewise. i wish there was something cool to say to strangers on trains. those days never come..

    Groping for Answers: Crooked Letters and Lopsided Reasoning

  • The streamlet swings by branchy wood and aye, viii.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As course the juices in the fruits which deck the branchy tree:

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Until the president starts doing something more olive-branchy than pushing for the confirmation of John Bolton and renominating a slate of far-right judges, Rove will continue to fit just fine within the Bush administration's brand of bipartisanship.

    November 2006

  • Tree bark is particularly good because it's nice and grainy, branchy, black-and-white splotchy and you can get the pattern-seeking -- humans are pattern-seeking animals.

    Michael Shermer on strange beliefs

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  • . . . a night in the branchy pitch of fall . . .
    —Djuna Barnes, Nightwood

    November 24, 2008