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Definition of "weedy" []

  • Full of or consisting of weeds: a weedy lawn. (adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of a weed: a weedy plant. (adjective)
  • Of a scrawny build; spindly or gawky. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "weedy" in a sentence
  • "Along these underwater highways, they make rest stops at intersections and sharp bends, on scattered wood, or in weedy cover along the way."
  • "Stocked fry are raised in weedy beds, and that's the first place they go."
  • "AVOID parking in weedy areas at hunting and fishing access sites or swerving off dirt roads through weedy borders."