brushy

1
[ bruhsh-ee ]
/ ˈbrʌʃ i /

adjective, brush·i·er, brush·i·est.

resembling a brush, especially in roughness or shagginess.

Nearby words

  1. brushmark,
  2. brushpopper,
  3. brushup,
  4. brushwood,
  5. brushwork,
  6. brusque,
  7. brusquerie,
  8. brussels,
  9. brussels carpet,
  10. brussels griffon

Origin of brushy

1
First recorded in 1680–90; brush1 + -y1

brushy

2
[ bruhsh-ee ]
/ ˈbrʌʃ i /

adjective, brush·i·er, brush·i·est.

covered or overgrown with brush or brushwood.

Origin of brushy

2
First recorded in 1650–60; brush2 + -y1

Related formsbrush·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for brushier

brushy

1

adjective brushier or brushiest

like a brush; thick and furry

brushy

2
/ (ˈbrʌʃɪ) /

adjective brushier or brushiest

covered or overgrown with brush
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