brushy

1
[ bruhsh-ee ]
/ ˈbrʌʃ i /

adjective, brush·i·er, brush·i·est.

resembling a brush, especially in roughness or shagginess.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
earnest

Origin of brushy

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

Definition for brushy (2 of 2)

brushy2
[ 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

OTHER WORDS FROM brushy

brush·i·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for brushy

British Dictionary definitions for brushy (1 of 2)

brushy1

adjective brushier or brushiest

like a brush; thick and furry

British Dictionary definitions for brushy (2 of 2)

brushy2
/ (ˈbrʌʃɪ) /

adjective brushier or brushiest

covered or overgrown with brush
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012