bushy

[boosh-ee]
adjective, bushier, bushiest.
1.
resembling a bush; thick and shaggy: bushy whiskers.
2.
full of or overgrown with bushes.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English busshi. See bush1, -y1

bushily, adverb
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bushy1 (ˈbʊʃɪ)
 
adj , bushier, bushiest
1.  covered or overgrown with bushes
2.  thick and shaggy: bushy eyebrows
 
'bushily1
 
adv
 
'bushiness1
 
n

bushy or bushie2 (ˈbʊʃɪ)
 
n , pl bushies
1.  a person who lives in the bush
2.  an unsophisticated uncouth person
3.  a member of a bush fire brigade
 
bushie or bushie2
 
n

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bushy
late 14c., "overgrown with bushes," from bush (n.) + -y (2). Of hair, etc., from 1610s.
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Example sentences
Blooms in shades of lavender, red, or pink on bushy plants in summer.
Pinching stops the stem from elongating and encourages bushy growth.
Lateral buds grow along the sides of a shoot and give rise to the sideways
  growth that makes a plant bushy.
Some place the known human fossils into numerous genera and species, creating a
  bushy tree.
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