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Meaning of WEEDY

Pronunciation:  'weedee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having unattractive thinness; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
  2. [adj]  abounding with or resembling weeds; "a weedy path"; "weedy plants that take over a garden"

WEEDY is a 5 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: lean, scraggy, scrawny, skinny, thin, underweight
 Antonyms: weedless



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Weed"y\, a. [Compar. {Weedier}; superl. {Weediest}.]
    1. Of or pertaining to weeds; consisting of weeds. ``Weedy
       trophies.'' --Shak.
    2. Abounding with weeds; as, weedy grounds; a weedy garden;
       weedy corn.
             See from the weedy earth a rivulet break. --Bryant.
    3. Scraggy; ill-shaped; ungainly; -- said of colts or horses,
       and also of persons. [Colloq.]
  2. \Weed"y\, a.
    Dressed in weeds, or mourning garments. [R. or Colloq.]
          She was as weedy as in the early days of her mourning.