from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or containing pebbles.
  • adj. With a surface like that of pebbles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of pebbles; pebbled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of pebbles; abounding with small roundish stones.

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

  • adj. abounding in small stones


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  • Now, I just dribble in water until the mixture is "pebbly" and forming small clumps of dough.

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  • The beach was a long, wide, pebbly band, and fishermen would throw their lines out for smallmouth bass and trout, only to catch them and throw them back.

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  • He had witnessed diminutive bison with semicircular horns; animals "of a bluish lead color, about the size of a goat, with a head and beard like him, and a single horn, slightly inclined forward from the perpendicular"; and "a strange amphibious creature, of a spherical form, which rolled with great velocity across the pebbly beach" of a lunar island.

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  • Add the butter and pulse about 12 times, until the mixture has a pebbly coarse texture.

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  • Above all, it has a beautiful rocky purity, pebbly shores, the coldest, cleanest sea in the Aegean, old mountain pathways and simple beach tavernas.

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  • Cara brushed her hand over the pebbly imprint the asphalt shingles had left on the back of her legs.


  • Down the string my friend and I trace, digging six-inch-deep holes, aligning the grafting scar on the baby vine with a pinprick in the irrigation line, then setting the vine in the pebbly earth and burying its hairy roots.

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  • Grabbing a hand trowel, he turns over the pebbly loam looking for worms for his plot.

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  • They are in a "haul out," Kelley explains, rubbing up against each other, rubbing themselves against the pebbly sand in order to slough off their skin.

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  • The three Rhinemaidens are mermaids, swimming underwater (with projections of bubbles) before settling on the pebbly riverbed (with projections of pebbles); but their interaction with Alberich is restricted to sitting calmly, sometimes flipping at him with their tails, and making unhappy, ineffectual noises when he steals their gold by walking offstage with it in a shopping bag.

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