Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of scaly: more scaly

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Examples

  • I wasn't sure how director Gore Verbinski Pirates of the Caribbean would fair by leaving the swashbuckling heroics of Captain Jack Sparrow for the much scalier territory of Rango, but he greatly benefited from an amazing animation department.

    Richard Karpala: Review: Rango

  • The children visit the remaining one after school each day, this one is getting larger, scalier and moodier despite the tender stepchicken raising her at Fingerpie Farms.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • In the midst there was a wonderful scalier or winding-stair, the entry whereof was without the house, in a vault or arch six fathom broad.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Anson, thinner and scalier and more snakelike than ever, was dealing a greasy, dirty deck of cards, his opponent being the square-shaped, black-visaged Moze.

    The Man of the Forest

  • If you were to let it have nothing to eat but mice and birds it might grow larger and fiercer, and scalier and tailier, and get wings and turn into the beginning of dragons.

    The Book of Dragons

  • There's a new, scalier lord of the jungle: Tarzan the chameleon.

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  • Played by a person in a suit (obviously), the dinosauroid from Dinosaur! had a more reptilian look to it than Russell and Séguin’s model: it had far scalier-looking skin, snake-like ventral scales, and a vivid green and red colour scheme.

    Dinosauroids revisited

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