Definition of underbrush in English:

underbrush

noun

North American
  • [mass noun] Shrubs and small trees forming the undergrowth in a forest.

    • ‘They stepped slowly through an almost wall of trees and underbrush and into a large clearing.’
    • ‘John and Alissa walked in silence through the dense trees and underbrush of the forest.’
    • ‘Merida was barely the size of a large house cat, but she was still small enough to lose in the forest underbrush.’
    • ‘Towards the east end, the direction they were headed, lay more plants and underbrush.’
    • ‘In the distance, I heard the sound of footsteps crashing through underbrush.’
    • ‘Ian called her and heard the sound of movement in the underbrush from the woods bordering the road.’
    • ‘She was surprised that the man didn't even stumble on the thick underbrush in the dark.’
    • ‘There was a rustling noise from the ground and Kayla popped out of the underbrush.’
    • ‘The vast forest surrounding the cliffs where he'd found Shanae was dense and thick with underbrush.’
    • ‘He never found me, I only saw him crashing through the trees and underbrush like a herd of wild buffalo.’
    • ‘It would also help if the woods weren't so densely populated with trees and underbrush.’
    • ‘They nest on islands or inland in dense forests with thick moss but little underbrush.’
    • ‘However, there is no underbrush, none can thrive in the malnourished soil.’
    • ‘Maggie stepped forward out of the underbrush and felt wood under her feet.’
    • ‘She paused at the edge of the woods, mustered her courage, and plowed into the underbrush.’
    • ‘Riho entered the forest, pushing the branches and underbrush out of her way angrily.’
    • ‘The approaching figures crashed through the underbrush of the nearby copse.’
    • ‘The two mares raced through underbrush, scaring up grouse, rabbit, and a flock of pheasant.’
    • ‘It was thick with trees and underbrush and stretched far into the distance.’
    • ‘I hop over the railing and land on some grass as it grows with other underbrush in the backyard.’
    shrubbery, vegetation, greenery, ground cover, underwood, copsewood, brushwood, brush, scrub, underscrub, cover, covert, thicket, copse, coppice, wood, jungle
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Pronunciation:

underbrush

/ˈʌndəbrʌʃ/