from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Small and weak
  • adj. Characteristic of a plant that grows rapidly and spreads invasively, and which grows opportunistically in cracks of sidewalks and disturbed areas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to weeds; consisting of weeds.
  • adj. Abounding with weeds
  • adj. Scraggy; ill-shaped; ungainly; -- said of colts or horses, and also of persons.
  • adj. Dressed in weeds, or mourning garments.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of a weed; weed-like.
  • Consisting of weeds.
  • Abounding with weeds.
  • Not of good blood; not of good strength or mettle; scraggy; hence, worthless, as for breeding or racing purposes: as, a weedy horse.
  • Clad in weeds, or widows' mourning.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. abounding with or resembling weeds
  • adj. being very thin


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