Definition of Scabby

1. Adjective. Covered with scabs.

Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth
Derivative terms: Scab



Definition of Scabby

1. a. Affected with scabs; full of scabs.

Definition of Scabby

1. Adjective. Affected with scabs; full of scabs. ¹

2. Adjective. Diseased with the scab, or mange; mangy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scabby

1. covered with scabs [adj -BIER, -BIEST] : SCABBILY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scabby

scabbarded
scabbarding
scabbards
scabbed
scabbedness
scabbier
scabbiest
scabbily
scabbiness
scabbing
scabble
scabbled
scabbles
scabbling
scabblings
scabby (current term)
scabby mouth
scabicidal
scabicide
scabicides
scabies
scabietic
scabieticide
scabiosa
scabiosas
scabious
scabiouses
scabland
scablands
scablike

Literary usage of Scabby

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1. Traditions of the Skidi Pawnee by George Amos Dorsey (1904)
"Every time scabby-Bull shot at the magpie the magpie would make a screeching noise and ... While the magpie was leading scabby-Bull away from the timber, ..."

2. Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society by American Folklore Society (1904)
"Every time scabby-Bull shot at the magpie the magpie would make a screeching noise and ... While the magpie was leading scabby-Bull away from the timber, ..."

3. Traditions of the Skidi Pawnee by George Amos Dorsey (1904)
"Warrior sat down, took aim at the deer, and ; about to shoot when he thought of scabby-Bull. Then he turned und and looked in the direction where ..."

4. The Works of Flavius Josephus...: With Three Dissertations, Concerning Jesus by Flavius Josephus, William Whiston (1830)
"His words are these: "The people of the Jews being leprous and scabby, and subject to certain other kinds of distempers, in the days of ..."

5. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1909)
"Now there was in the camp a very poor young man named scabby- Round-Robe, ... scabby-Round-Robe always wore a strip of skin around his Lead with two ..."

6. An Introduction to Agriculture by Arthur Aquila Upham (1911)
"How TO TREAT scabby SEED POTATOES " Make the proper solution by pouring one pint of ... If the potatoes are very scabby leave for two and a half hours. ..."

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