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See definition of scabby on Dictionary.com
  • as inscabrous
  • as inscaly

synonyms for scabby

  • blotchy
  • coarse
  • encrusted
  • lepidote
  • notched
  • scaly
  • unsmooth
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How to use scabby in a sentence

One was barely alive, her tiny body almost furless, her skin scabby and inflamed, her tail a sparsity of filaments.
HOW A SICKLY SQUIRREL OFFERED ME UNEXPECTED COMFORTPAM SPRITZERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The sheep get scabby from a microbe under the skin, which causes them to itch fearfully, and they lose their wool.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
When a man grows scabby, take him to the bath, give him a thorough cleaning, put clean clothes on him—and he will get well.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
It was that scabby greenhorn who must have taken it into her head.
YEKLABRAHAM CAHAN
In the whole fair there aren't more than four scabby rams and the Saint Joseph's ass.
UNDER THE SHADOW OF ETNAGIOVANNI VERGA
It is mine,” quickly replied Rabbit, “and the little scabby heifer belongs to Elephant.
MY DARK COMPANIONSHENRY M. STANLEY
Sometimes near at hand, long-haired, melancholy goats leaning sideways like tilted ships under the eaves of some scabby house.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
A clean crop of potatoes can not, as a rule, be grown on land which in the preceding year produced scabby tubers.
THE VEGETABLE GARDENANONYMOUS
Removal of too much of the inferior turbinal is apt to induce a scabby condition.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
It is that scabby baby on the third floor, fallen out of bed again, with nobody home to pick him up.
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WORDS RELATED TO SCABBY

  • blotchy
  • coarse
  • encrusted
  • lepidote
  • notched
  • scabby
  • scaly
  • unsmooth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.