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1. scaly

adjective. having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles.

Synonyms

  • armoured
  • armored
  • scaley

Antonyms

  • polished
  • regular
  • even
  • fine

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2. scaly-tailed

adjective. having a scaly tail.

Synonyms

  • caudated

Antonyms

  • compound
  • acaudal

3. scaly

adjective. rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf.

Synonyms

  • rough
  • lepidote
  • scabrous
  • leprose
  • scurfy

Antonyms

  • ironed
  • slippery
  • compound
  • simple

Example sentences of the word scaly


1. Noun, singular or mass
Its bark ranges from light gray to gray-brown, and its trunk has the appearance of scaly cracks.

2. Adjective
Your dog's skin might become dry and scaly, while his coat could look like moths lunched on it.

3. Verb, past participle
Sugar maple buds should be scaly, slightly fuzzy and have a red-brown color slightly lighter than the twig.

4. Noun, plural
Once these scaly dead cells are removed, your skin feels softer and looks brighter.

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