adjective, shrub·bi·er, shrub·bi·est.

consisting of or abounding in shrubs.
resembling a shrub; shrublike.

Origin of shrubby

First recorded in 1530–40; shrub1 + -y1
Related formsshrub·bi·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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adjective -bier or -biest

consisting of, planted with, or abounding in shrubs
resembling a shrub
Derived Formsshrubbiness, noun
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