scarry

1
[skahr-ee]
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adjective, scar·ri·er, scar·ri·est.

marked with the scars of wounds.

Nearby words

  1. scarper,
  2. scarph,
  3. scarred,
  4. scarron,
  5. scarron, paul,
  6. scarsdale,
  7. scart,
  8. scarves,
  9. scary,
  10. scat

Origin of scarry

1
First recorded in 1645–55; scar1 + -y1

scarry

2
[skahr-ee]

adjective

full of precipitous, rocky places.

Origin of scarry

2
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at scar2, -y1

Scarry

[skahr-ee]

noun

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