bunchy

Having, or growing in bunches

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  • Bunchy — Bunch y, a. 1. Swelling out in bunches. [1913 Webster] An unshapen, bunchy spear, with bark unpiled. Phaer. [1913 Webster] 2. Growing in bunches, or resembling a bunch; having tufts; as, the bird s bunchy tail. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) Yielding …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bunchy — concentrated concentrated adj. 1. Having a high density of (the indicated substance); as, a narrow thread of concentrated ore. Note: [Narrower terms: {undiluted} (vs. diluted)] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Gathered together or made less diffuse; as, their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bunchy — bunch ► NOUN 1) a number of things growing or fastened together. 2) informal a group of people. 3) informal, chiefly N. Amer. a lot. ► VERB ▪ collect or form into a bunch. ● bunch of fives Cf. ↑bunch of fives …   English terms dictionary

  • bunchy — adjective see bunch I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bunchy — bunchily, adv. bunchiness, n. /bun chee/, adj., bunchier, bunchiest. 1. having bunches. 2. bulging or protuberant. [1350 1400; ME; see BUNCH, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bunchy — bunch·y || bÊŒntʃɪ adj. having bunches; protruding, bulging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bunchy — bunch•y [[t]ˈbʌn tʃi[/t]] adj. bunch•i•er, bunch•i•est 1) having bunches 2) bulging or protuberant • Etymology: 1350–1400 bunch′i•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • bunchy — /ˈbʌntʃi/ (say bunchee) adjective (bunchier, bunchiest) 1. having bunches. 2. bulging or protuberant …   Australian English dictionary

  • bunchy — adjective occurring close together in bunches or clusters • Similar to: ↑concentrated • Derivationally related forms: ↑bunch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bunchy Yarn — One of the most common defects in yarn and may start right at the beginning of the manufacture of yam, the careless mixing of the cotton. Dull beaters, beaters too slow, dull card clothing, and many other mechanical defects cause this fault …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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