scabby

[skab-ee] /ˈskæb i/
adjective, scabbier, scabbiest.
1.
covered with scabs; having many scabs.
2.
consisting of scabs.
3.
(of an animal or plant) having scab.
4.
Informal. mean or contemptible:
"a scabby trick."
Origin
1520–30; scab + -y1
Related forms
scabbily, adverb
scabbiness, noun
Example Sentences for scabby
There were kids outside, a scabby-headed mob, waiting for the grushie.
Contaminated foods likely contain moldy corn or scabby wheat.
British Dictionary definitions for scabby
scabby (ˈskæbɪ)
 
adj , -bier, -biest
1.  pathol having an area of the skin covered with scabs
2.  obsolete pathol having scabies
3.  informal despicable
 
'scabbily
 
adv
 
'scabbiness
 
n

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scabby in Medicine

scabby scab·by (skāb'ē)
adj. scab·bi·er, scab·bi·est

  1. Having, consisting of, or covered with scabs.

  2. Affected with scab or scabies.

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