What does gravelly mean?

gravelly meaning in General Dictionary

Abounding with gravel consisting of gravel as a gravelly soil

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  • abounding in tiny rocks
  • unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
  • Abounding with gravel; consisting of gravel; as, a gravelly earth.

gravelly meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "covered with gravel or sand," from gravel + -y (2). Of voices, by 1944.


gravelly meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Abounding with gravel; consisting of gravel; because, a gravelly earth.


Sentence Examples with the word gravelly

In search of a gravelly spawning-ground the sturgeon go up the river as far as Sarepta (250 m.).

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