Definition of Shoaly

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

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



Definition of Shoaly

1. a. Full of shoals, or shallow places.

Definition of Shoaly

1. Adjective. Full of shoals, or shallow places. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shoaly

1. full of shallow areas [adj SHOALIER, SHOALIEST]

Medical Definition of Shoaly

1. Full of shoals, or shallow places. "The tossing vessel sailed on shoaly ground." (Dryden) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoaly

shoad
shoading
shoads
shoal
shoaled
shoaler
shoalest
shoalier
shoaliest
shoaliness
shoaling
shoaling wave
shoaling waves
shoalings
shoals
shoaly (current term)
shoarma
shoarmas
shoat
shoats
shochet
shochetim
shochets
shochu
shock
shock-headed
shock absorber
shock absorbers
shock antigen
shock diamond

Literary usage of Shoaly

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

1. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1884)
"We had doubled the shoaly point which stretches from the mouth of the creek, and were making way merrily across the bay, at the head of which was the port ..."

2. The naturalist on the river Amazons by Henry Walter Bates (1873)
"Our men strove in vain to gain the harbour; the wind overtook us, and we cast anchor in three fathoms, with two miles of shoaly water between us and the ..."

3. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1864)
"We had doubled the shoaly poll which stretches from the mouth of the creek, and were ma way merrily across the bay, at the head of which was the port u of ..."

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