Definition of Reefy

1. Adjective. Full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals. "Shoaly waters"

Exact synonyms: Shelfy, Shelvy, Shoaly
Similar to: Shallow
Derivative terms: Reef, Shelf, Shoal



Definition of Reefy

1. a. Full of reefs or rocks.

Definition of Reefy

1. Adjective. containing reefs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reefy

1. abounding in ridges of rock [adj REEFIER, REEFIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reefy

reef whitetip shark
reefable
reefal
reefed
reefer
reefer's nut
reefer jacket
reefer jackets
reefers
reefier
reefiest
reefing
reefings
reefpoint
reefs
reefy (current term)
reeing
reeject
reejected
reejecting
reejects
reek
reeked
reeker
reekers
reekie
reekier
reekiest
reekin
reeking

Literary usage of Reefy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"Little reefy, poor fellow, was crying like a child ; indeed he was little more, being barely fifteen. " Oh! Mr Cringle, I wish Г had never seen Miss ..."

2. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the by Ohio Roster commission (1889)
"1864, at Camp Dennison.O. Mustered out June 27. 1805, at Nashville, Tenn.,by Philip reefy, Captain 19th OVI, and ACM, ..."

3. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1864)
"FS reefy, for Huntington; address, Roanoke. JOHN COOPER, for Randolph; address, ... reefy is a gentleman and an accomplished scholar, has always taken a ..."

4. Grammar of the German Language: With Exercises by Carl Eduard Aue (1879)
"From the genuine interjections must be distinguished such expressions as — reefy ! о reefy ! wo is me ! — leiber ! alas ! ..."

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