Definition of Scarry

1. a. Bearing scars or marks of wounds.



2. a. Like a scar, or rocky eminence; containing scars.

Definition of Scarry

1. Adjective. Like a scar, or rocky eminence. ¹

2. Adjective. Containing scars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scarry

1. marked with scars [adj -RIER, -RIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarry

scarphed
scarphing
scarphs
scarping
scarpings
scarproof
scarps
scarre
scarred
scarres
scarrier
scarriest
scarring
scarring alopecia
scarrings
scarry (current term)
scars
scart
scarted
scarth
scarths
scarting
scarts
scarus
scarved
scarves
scary
scat singing
scatback

Literary usage of Scarry

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"SCARP, a bare piece of ground. See SCALP. scarry, easily scared or frightened. " That's a scarry horse o' yors." scarry, marked with scares. See SCARE, 1. ..."

2. The Socius of Architecture: Amsterdam, Tokyo, New York by Arie Graafland (2000)
"At best it can be touched on when stage- managed.3' For scarry pain is inflicted by brute ... The pain scarry describes is so extreme that relating it to ..."

3. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"SCARP, a bare piece of ground. See SCALP. scarry, easily scared or frightened. " That's a scarry horse o' yors." scarry, marked with scares. See SCARE, i. ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1905)
"Sedalia Electric R., etc., Co., 82 Mo. App. 566, distinguishing Chitty v. St. Louis, etc., R. Co., 148 Mo. 64. See also scarry v. Metropolitan St. R. Co., ..."

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