View synonyms for brambly


[ bram-blee ]


, bram·bli·er, bram·bli·est.
  1. having or resembling brambles.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of brambly1

First recorded in 1575–85; bramble + -y 1

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Example Sentences

Traditionally a minor part of a Bordeaux blend, PV excels in Virginia, where it produces dark, jammy and brambly wines.

St. Joseph has notes of violets, rose, bacon and a brambly backbone that makes your mouth water.

Bobby was on the floor listening, ears and eyes, brambly muzzle and feathered tail alert.

The pathfinder has often gotten his hands and face badly torn by the thick brambly thorn bushes as he pushed resolutely on.

This fruit grows upon a low brambly-looking bush, upon the sand-hills or in the flats, where the soil is of a saline nature.

Old Olifant's Swamp was a rough, brambly tract of second-growth woods, with a marshy pond and a stream through the middle.

Immediately flames leapt in great tongues from the brambly thicket beyond the reeds.


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