adjective, shrub·bi·er, shrub·bi·est.
Examples from the Web for shrubby
Two shrubby species of Euonymus belong to the flora of North America, but the bulk of the large family is tropical.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
This plant is shrubby, has thick woolly leaves, especially on the underside.A Voyage to New Holland|William Dampier
Shrubby geraniums grow twelve or fifteen feet high, and some vacciniums grow as epiphytes on the trunks of trees.Island Life|Alfred Russel Wallace
There did I lie supine, contemplating the serene summer-sky, and the moon rising slowly from behind the brow of a shrubby hill.Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal|William Beckford
The prickly, shrubby plant grew around him in great abundance, some of them reaching the height of three feet.Ande Trembath|Matthew Stanley Kemp