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scarry

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[ skahr-ee ]
/ ˈskɑr i /
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adjective, scar·ri·er, scar·ri·est.
marked with the scars of wounds.
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Origin of scarry

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First recorded in 1645–55; scar1 + -y1

Other definitions for scarry (2 of 3)

scarry2
[ skahr-ee ]
/ ˈskɑr i /

adjective
full of precipitous, rocky places.

Origin of scarry

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Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at scar2, -y1

Other definitions for scarry (3 of 3)

Scarry
[ skahr-ee ]
/ ˈskɑr i /

noun
Richard McClure, 1919–94, U.S. author and illustrator of children's books.
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