weedy

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Etymology[edit]

weed +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

weedy ‎(comparative weedier, superlative weediest)

  1. (Britain) Small and weak; scraggy; ungainly.
  2. Of or relating to weeds; consisting of weeds.
    • Shakespeare
      Weedy trophies.
  3. Abounding with weeds.
    weedy grounds; a weedy garden; weedy corn
    • Bryant
      See from the weedy earth a rivulet break.
  4. (botany) Characteristic of a plant that grows rapidly and spreads invasively, and which grows opportunistically in cracks of sidewalks and disturbed areas.

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