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I was a weedy kid, not like one of those working-class men who can accommodate not being academically clever by physical strength and prowess.
Ken Livingstone

Meaning of "weedy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WEEDY

weedy  [ˈwiːdɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WEEDY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Weedy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WEEDY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

weedy

String trimmer

A string trimmer, also called a "weed eater" or a "weed-whacker", is a tool which uses a flexible monofilament line instead of a blade for cutting grass and other plants near objects. It consists of a cutting head at the end of a long shaft with a handle or handles and sometimes a shoulder strap. String trimmers may also be known as edge trimmers, line trimmers, whipper snippers, weed whips and strimmers.

Definition of weedy in the English dictionary

The first definition of weedy in the dictionary is full of or containing weeds. Other definition of weedy is resembling a weed in rapid or straggling growth. Weedy is also thin or weakly in appearance.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WEEDY


beady
ˈbiːdɪ
beedi
ˈbiːdɪ
bredie
ˈbriːdɪ
deedy
ˈdiːdɪ
greedy
ˈɡriːdɪ
heedy
ˈhiːdɪ
Macready
məˈkriːdɪ
needy
ˈniːdɪ
orthopaedy
ˈɔːθəʊpiːdɪ
orthopedy
ˌɔːθəʊˈpiːdɪ
overgreedy
ˌəʊvəˈɡriːdɪ
reedy
ˈriːdɪ
seedy
ˈsiːdɪ
speedy
ˈspiːdɪ
tweedy
ˈtwiːdɪ
ungreedy
ʌnˈɡriːdɪ
unheedy
ʌnˈhiːdɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WEEDY

weed
weed out
weeder
weedery
weedhead
weedicide
weedier
weediest
weedily
weediness
weeding
weedkiller
weedless
weedlike
weeds
week
weekday
weekdays
weekend
weekend bag

WORDS THAT END LIKE WEEDY

alternative comedy
black comedy
Cape Kennedy
comedy
dramedy
Greek tragedy
herbal remedy
higgledy-piggledy
high comedy
Kennedy
light comedy
musical comedy
predy
raggedy
remedy
romantic comedy
scaredy
situation comedy
tragedy
tragicomedy

Synonyms and antonyms of weedy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WEEDY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «weedy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of weedy

Translation of «weedy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WEEDY

Find out the translation of weedy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of weedy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «weedy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

杂草
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

maleza
570 millions of speakers

English

weedy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पतला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ملئ بالأعشاب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сорных
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

convivência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জবুথবু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

couvert de mauvaises herbes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Weedy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schmächtig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

雑草だらけの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잡초
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Liyane
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầy cỏ hoang
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒல்லியான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हडकुळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çiroz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pieno di erbacce
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zachwaszczony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

засмічених
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

buruienos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χορταριασμένα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spichtig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

weedy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

weedy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of weedy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WEEDY»

The term «weedy» is regularly used and occupies the 72.365 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WEEDY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about weedy

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QUOTES WITH «WEEDY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word weedy.
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Ken Livingstone
I was a weedy kid, not like one of those working-class men who can accommodate not being academically clever by physical strength and prowess.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WEEDY»

Discover the use of weedy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to weedy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Electric Power Systems
Offering enhanced, clear and concise explanation of practical applications, this updated edition will ensure that Electric Power Systems continues to be an invaluable resource for senior undergraduates in electrical engineering.
B. M. Weedy, B. J. Cory, N. Jenkins, 2012
2
Weedy and Invasive Plant Genomics
This volume will be a necessary reference for weed scientists, agrochemical industry researchers, conservation geneticist, and plant biologists.
C. Neal Stewart, Jr., 2009
3
Weedy Rough
Duny Gene Pay, son of one of Weedy Rough, Arkansas's leading citizens, is mysteriously involved in a bank robbery which leaves two people dead and ends in a trail of murder
Douglas Clyde Jones, 1981
4
Weedy Rices: Origin, Biology, Ecology and Control
Weedy and cultivated rices both evolved from wild Oryza species. Of the 21 wild species in the genus Oryza, 9 are tetraploid (BBCC, CCDD) and the rest are diploid (Khush, 1997). Diversification into the different groups of Oryza probably ...
‎2007
5
Weedy Setaria Species-group Seed Heteroblasty Blueprints ...
WEEDY SETARIA SPECIES-GROUP SEED HETEROBLASTY BLUEPRINTS SEEDLING RECRUITMENT: III. SEEDLING RECRUITMENT BEHAVIOR A paper to be submitted to Ecology Kari Jovaag, Jack Dekker, and Brad Atchison Abstract  ...
Kari Ann Jovaag, 2006
6
Weedy bromegrasses and their control
Glossary Of Plants Names wils.gov UNIVERS'TY OF MINNESOTA <□ A 1.9:2278 Weedy bromegrasses and. Common Name Wheatgrass Crested wheatgrass Intermediate wheatgrass Pubescent wheatgrass Bentgrass Field brome California ...
United States. Extension Service, United States. Agricultural Research Service, 1984
7
Crop Ferality and Volunteerism
O. glumaepatula FIGURE 19.5 Multiple correspondence analysis of Colombian weedy rice accessions using microsatellite marker data and seed morphological traits. v. varietylike; R, intermediate type; OR, O. rufipogon-Yike type. and O.
Jonathan Gressel, 2005
8
Weedy Sea Dragons, Spitting Cobras, and Other Wild and ...
Describes some of the different defense mechanisms animals have, including camouflage, spines, and poisons.
Robyn O'Sullivan, 2006
9
The Effects of Anthropogenic Disturbance on Weedy ...
These results indicate that H. annuus is genetically predisposed to respond plastically to landscape disturbance and that its potential for invasive success is widespread.
Bianca Patricia Breland, 2008
10
Fearless Fifi: The Weedy Sea Dragon Coloring Book (Standard ...
In the coloring book, children are encouraged to "draw their biggest fear" in a small box that gets smaller and smaller on each page. Vision Pod: www.kitanie.com
Jessica Riley, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WEEDY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term weedy is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Backslid and went weedy': the rest of the Ian Robertson story
Ian loved to explain a recent spot of trouble by giving you his most innocent smile and saying “well you know I just backslid and went weedy!” Every tribute to Ian ... «Daily Xtra, Jul 15»
2
Since You Asked: Why is the interchange so weedy?
When I use the interchange at East McAndrews and Foothill roads, it delights me to see my tax dollars so well spent. I am not referring to the overpass, but the ... «Mail Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Quick hits: Weedy TV advertising; healing power of cannabis on bones
David Bejarano works on cloning hemp plants Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at CBDrx in Pueblo, Colorado. CBDrx is a grower that is setting up one of the largest fields ... «The Cannabist, Jul 15»
4
Weedy purslane is actually a superfood
Fast-growing and drought-hardy, purslane thrives in poor soil and direct sunlight, making it a nuisance to many. Look for it in cracks in the sidewalk or driveway ... «The Spokesman Review, Jul 15»
5
Calgary's weedy whiner pestering city's 311 complaint lines with …
His efforts were noticed, first by the online Reddit community, and then by someone in the actual neighbourhood, who reported the suspected weedy whiner to ... «Calgary Sun, Jul 15»
6
Homeowners frustrated by weedy hole next door
Now the house at 392 Queenston St. is blighted by a gaping hole and weedy hills left by an abandoned excavation beside it. Susan and Larry Ramm say ... «St. Catharines Standard, Jul 15»
7
Medical marijuana offers only weedy health benefits
Don't expect marijuana to perform medical miracles. That's the message from a huge review of 79 clinical trials undertaken between 1975 and 2015 that ... «New Scientist, Jun 15»
8
NXNE 2015 Guide: 5 Shows where you might feel a bit weedy
NXNE 2015 Guide: 5 Shows where you might feel a bit weedy. Crosss, Amen Dunesm, OM and more. by Carla Gillis, John Semley, Vish Khanna, Joshua Kloke, ... «NOW Magazine, Jun 15»
9
Dot Earth | Previous Mass Die-Offs of the Endangered Saiga …
The authors warn against expanding agriculture in saiga territory, noting that plowing or herbicide use would simply lead to mass growth of the weedy toxic ... «New York Times, May 15»
10
Measly to manly: Testosterone injections help weedy Brit become …
After his shock diagnosis, the weedy Brit started receiving fortnightly injections of testosterone. He also hit the gym and began bodybuilding in a bid for a more ... «Daily Star, May 15»

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