Definition of underbrush in English:

underbrush

noun

North american
  • Shrubs and small trees forming the undergrowth in a forest.

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

underbrush

/ˈəndərˌbrəSH/