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1. bushy

adjective. ['ˈbʊʃi'] used of hair; thick and poorly groomed.

Synonyms

  • shaggy-coated
  • shaggy
  • ungroomed

Antonyms

  • tidy
  • pomaded
  • well-dressed
  • plastered

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bush (English)
  • busch (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Bushy

  • pushy
  • cushy
  • cushey
  • bushey

How do you pronounce bushy?

Pronounce bushy as ˈbʊʃi.

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Example sentences of the word bushy


1. Adjective
A 30-gallon tank is plenty of room for a bushy nose pleco.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It resembles a tall, thick grass with a wheat-like bushy top.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Pinching back encourages bushy new growth.

Quotes containing the word bushy


1. Do I look stupid?"snarled Uncle Vernon, a bit of fried egg dangling from his bushy mustache.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

2. Deal or No Deal ~ Deal with It "God, please tell me the place I'm going after I dieis filled with bright eyes and bushy tails, or I'm not going.
- Beryl Dov

2. bushy

adjective. ['ˈbʊʃi'] resembling a bush in being thickly branched and spreading.

Antonyms

  • smooth

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bush (English)
  • busch (Middle English (1100-1500))
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