scaly: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skā'lē), [key]
— scal•i•er, scal•i•est.
  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. shabby; despicable.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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