Origin of leachyleach + -y
(comparative more leachy, superlative most leachy)
- Permitting liquids to pass by percolation; not capable of retaining water; porous.
- Gravelly and sandy soils may be leachy.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Websterâ€™s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
leach +â€Ž -y