Definitions

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  • n. The characteristic of being bushy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition or quality of being bushy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being bushy, thick, orintermixed, like the branches of a bush.

Etymologies

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bushy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And by the way, in Britain (i.e. more liberal than the U.S.) the whole P.C. bushiness has been laughed out of the public sphere.

    Matthew Yglesias » Franken FTW

  • Normally, in the middle years, one develops a little bushiness above the eyes Martin Scorsese, for instance, but Bumble remains unaffected by time's winged chariot, retaining his two little thin smudges, which seem to have been painted on at an angle to make him look permanently startled.

    The ravelled mystery of David Lloyd's eyebrows

  • The morning sun glinting off the lenses of his pince-nez spectacles, combined with the nearly perfect oval of his face and the bushiness of his mustache, produced a distinctly owlish appearance.

    The Monstrumologist

  • So where is that point, and if you see other human beings enjoying a much higher material standard, does it actually change the bushiness of your dendritic arbors?

    Community Development Studies in Njombe

  • She likewise beheld him very often, not in regard of any knowlege she took of him: for the bushiness of his beard, strangeness of habit,

    The Decameron

  • After the haircut he said I needed to clean up my eyebrow bushiness a little and offered to do it for me.

    Dear diary | Letter Never Sent

  • His black hair (which was not cropped short, as is the fashion) had a lustrous softness, and at the same time an elastic bushiness, which nothing but the finest-tempered health can give; and his complexion, though tanned by exposure, had yet much of the smoothness of youth, save where the razor had passed upon his beard.

    Master of His Fate

  • On the porch were young women coifed according to the latest and most extreme bushiness and young men with their feet on the railing, socks and toothpicks much in evidence.

    Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman

  • It was in fact one of those faces into which words sink as into sand -- a white, puffy, long face, with a moustache of obsolete bushiness.

    A Boswell of Baghdad With Diversions

  • As he rounded the corner he saw the black bushiness of its garden and then, barring the night sky, the skeleton of

    Treasure and Trouble Therewith A Tale of California

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