weedy

Part of speech: adjective

Having weeds.

Part of speech: adjective

Resembling a weed.

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Usage examples "weedy":

  1. The party consisted of a pretty girl, a lady of middle age and stately demeanor, plainly her mother, and a light- haired, weedy young man of about twenty. - "The Gem Collector", P. G. Wodehouse.
  2. Starting alone one day to cross the thirty miles or so that parted me from the encampment of some Virginian Horse, with no other companions than a very weedy- looking steel gray, and a brace of revolvers, I fairly " lost tracks," and had not a notion of my way out of a wilderness of morass and forest, all glowing with the scarlet and the green of the Indian summer. - "Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories", Ouida.
  3. His coat hung on him as on a peg; he wore his carrot- coloured hair long and weedy; his cheeks and chin were fully fringed with one of those irritating beards that begin far from the mouth. - "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.