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English definition of “weedy”

weedy

adjective uk   /ˈwiː.di/ us  

weedy adjective (WEAK)

UK informal disapproving describes a person who is thin and physically weak: a weedy childWeakness and vulnerability old-fashioned weak and not exciting or interesting: The story had a rather weedy plot.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable

weedy adjective (PLANT)

containing a lot of weeds: a weedy pavementGardening - general words
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