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adjective, bram·bli·er, bram·bli·est.
  1. having or resembling brambles.
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Origin of brambly

First recorded in 1575–85; bramble + -y1
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Related Words for brambly

complicated, knotty, nettlesome, tricky, ticklish, rugged, rocky, coarse, bumpy, fuzzy, choppy, harsh, sharp, ridged, bearded, jagged, broken, tangled, nappy, disheveled

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Contemporary Examples of brambly

Historical Examples of brambly

  • Where a few years ago were acres of woodland, swamps or brambly pastures, are now well-graded streets lined with pleasant houses.

  • Brambly bushes grew along the trail showing that the ground was not entirely dry.

  • I had just left the brambly path which cuts a bed of sand through the forest, laying bare its rusty bowels.


    Magdeleine Marx

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

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Eleanor Atkinson

  • Bo's white mustang dragged her through more than one brambly place.