Scaliness

scaly

[skey-lee]
adjective, scalier, scaliest.
1.
covered with or abounding in scales or scale.
2.
characterized by or consisting of scales; scalelike.
3.
peeling or flaking off in scales.
4.
Slang. shabby; despicable.

Origin:
1520–30; scale1 + -y1

scaliness, noun
unscaly, adjective
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scaly (ˈskeɪlɪ)
 
adj , scalier, scaliest
1.  resembling or covered in scales
2.  peeling off in scales
 
'scaliness
 
n

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scaly scal·y (skā'lē)
adj.

  1. Covered or partially covered with scales.

  2. Shedding scales or flakes; flaking.

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