Definition of Shingly

1. Adjective. Abounding in small stones. "Landed at a shingly little beach"

Exact synonyms: Gravelly, Pebbly
Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth
Derivative terms: Gravel, Pebble, Shingle



Definition of Shingly

1. a. Abounding with shingle, or gravel.

Definition of Shingly

1. Adjective. covered (or mostly covered) with shingle or small pebbles ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shingly

1. covered with small, loose stones [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shingly

shiners
shines
shiness
shinesses
shinest
shineth
shingle
shingle oak
shingle tree
shingled
shingler
shinglers
shingles
shinglier
shingling
shingly (current term)
shinguard
shinguards
shini-tai
shinier
shinies
shiniest
shinigami
shinily
shinin'
shininess
shininesses
shining
shining clubmoss
shining part

Literary usage of Shingly

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1. Good Words edited by Norman Macleod, Donald Macleod (1886)
"... of the bay the cliff slopes backward and upward gently, the stunted grass and the various wild things creep downward to the edge of the shingly beach; ..."

2. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... and we once found a family packed into an old tin pot lying in a hollow of a shingly seabeach. The eggs are WHEATEAR, WHINCHAT, AND STONECHAT. ..."

3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Prefers a dry, sandy or shingly soil. The leaves are shed between Sept. and Jan., the fresh leaves appear in March and April, BOOH after the flowers, ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1869)
"They must ride further out, to the shingly isle; it and the channels on either ... He had reached the shingly isle when he looked round for his companions; ..."

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