Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Abounding in thickets.

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  • adjective Covered in thickets.

Etymologies

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thicket +‎ -y

Examples

  • I'm not really surprised to see her here, as there are some thickety patches around that are absolutely crawling with songbirds.

    never make a promise or plan. take a little love where you can.

  • Having stomped through a thickety survey of theoretical cultural-studies approaches to pop music, one arrives here: "Pop can make a sunny day out of bleak midwinter and establish empathy between strangers."

    Et cetera: Steven Poole's non-fiction reviews

  • With Mencken he shares a reflexive sympathy for the underdog, a distaste for cant and an addiction to thickety prose.

    Ink-Stained Riches

  • I was afraid to shoot it and I got awfully tired carrying it and my father had left me standing in a thickety patch of timber while he was working out the singles from a covey we had scattered.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • I was afraid to shoot it and I got awfully tired carrying it and my father had left me standing in a thickety patch of timber while he was working out the singles from a covey we had scattered.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • I was afraid to shoot it and I got awfully tired carrying it and my father had left me standing in a thickety patch of timber while he was working out the singles from a covey we had scattered.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • Chapman says (Handbook of Birds in Eastern North America) 'it is most at home in secluded woodland and thickety retreats ....

    The Waste Land

  • Once, in a thickety wet tract where the still air was suffocating and a sluggish runlet meandered widely, Hardy was forced, after long hinderance, to drop the trail and recover it on a rising ground beyond.

    The Flower of the Chapdelaines

  • The road soon was among the hills; rough, thickety, wild; from one glen into another, down and up steep ridge-sides, always mounting of course by degrees.

    Daisy in the Field

  • On they wandered, through the tangled mazes of the thickety vales and marshes.

    The British Partizan: A Tale of the Olden Time. By a Lady of South Carolina

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