Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a scrubby way.


scrubby +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • When the sheer face of the cliff ran out to a steep, scrubbily timbered hillside, he dropped down to the valley floor and bore toward the river through a wide flat.

    The Hidden Places

  • Well, not havin 'the management o' the whole of this world's affairs, (fort'nately, else a scrubbily managed world it would be), Grumpy finds out that when he wants to send little

    Shifting Winds A Tough Yarn


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.