Definitions

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  • adv. In a brushy manner.

Etymologies

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brushy +‎ -ly

Examples

  • In fact, if I ever meet the "let's just stick a tent in the boot" type I bristle, brushily.

    End of an era

  • "Cubes and Anarchy" is full of terrific sculptures, including masterpieces conspicuously absent from the centennial show, such as the loose-limbed, brushily painted "Zig III" 1961, a paradigm of the unpredictability that distinguishes Smith's work.

    The Artist in All His Dimensions

  • Mr. Wortman did achieve some small success: he contributed a brushily worked Bermuda waterfront scene to the 1913 Armory Show.

    NYT > Home Page

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