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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Full of or consisting of weeds.
  • adjective Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed.
  • adjective Of a scrawny build; spindly or gawky.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Clad in weeds, or widows' mourning.
  • Having the character of a weed; weed-like.
  • Consisting of weeds.
  • Abounding with weeds.
  • Not of good blood; not of good strength or mettle; scraggy; hence, worthless, as for breeding or racing purposes: as, a weedy horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to weeds; consisting of weeds.
  • adjective Abounding with weeds
  • adjective colloq. Scraggy; ill-shaped; ungainly; -- said of colts or horses, and also of persons.
  • adjective R. or Colloq. Dressed in weeds, or mourning garments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Small and weak
  • adjective botany Characteristic of a plant that grows rapidly and spreads invasively, and which grows opportunistically in cracks of sidewalks and disturbed areas.

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

  • adjective abounding with or resembling weeds
  • adjective being very thin

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