from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting of, planted with, or covered with shrubs.
- adj. Of or resembling a shrub.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or resembling a shrub; fruticose
- adj. Planted, or covered with shrubs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of shrubs.
- adj. Of the nature of a shrub; resembling a shrub.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding in shrubs.
- Consisting of shrubs.
- Shrub-like; scrubby: said of stunted tree-growths.
- Somewhat woody: said of herbaceous plants with the stem more or less lignified in the older parts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or resembling a shrub
The savannas dominated by grasses are essentially free of shrubs and trees; but in some cases, low shrubby or suffruticose elements may be present, thus classifying as shrubby meadows of scrub savannas.
The so-called shrubby calceolarias used for bedding are increased from cuttings, planted in autumn in cold frames, where they can be wintered, protected from frost by the use of mats and a good layer of litter placed over the glass and round the sides.
I eventually hope to have something big and shrubby in front of the garage on the left -- that side looks empty to me.
There's even a tea party plant: A shrubby thing called New Jersey Tea, used in place of the real thing during the American Revolution.
This part of Teesdale is famous for botanical rarities like the shrubby cinquefoil bushes, covered with egg-yolk-yellow blooms, that cling to rocky islands in the river, but the profusion of flowers maintained by skilled management of livestock in meadows and pastures has the greatest impact on most visitors.
We could not have been hunting for more than three hours, when glimpses of a deer trotting southwards through the thick shrubby timber caught my attention.
Anyway, Godfrey turns the key, revs up the car’s engine, and we resume our climb out of the canyon of the Nile and back onto the flat, red, shrubby plateau.
They inhabit shrubby vegetation (nymphs: 4-6 vegetation; adults: waist-high vegetation) and wait fr an animal to brush by.
Protected from the sea by a long, low sand bar, an expanse of salt marsh sits in a shallow bowl edged by a broken ring of shrubby seablite.
We sat in a seemingly plain black cargo van in a flat, shrubby area with a clear view of Bottoms Up, a posh strip club patronized by the wealthy and powerful.