- full of crags.
- rugged; harsh; rough.
Also crag·ged [krag-id] /ˈkræg ɪd/.
Origin of craggy
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Examples from the Web for cragged
The river was confined between high and cragged rocks, one of which impended above the spot where the canoe rested.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
The only ascent to this cragged fortress was by roads cut in the rock, so rugged in many places as to resemble broken stairs.Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada
The mountains were lofty, with snowy peaks and cragged sides; it was hoped, however, that some practicable defile might be found.
To descend a cragged mountain, however, was more difficult and dangerous than to ascend it.
A short march brought them to the foot of the mountain, but its steep and cragged sides almost discouraged hope.
US cragged (ˈkræɡɪd)
- having many crags
- (of the face) rugged; rocklike
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Word Origin and History for cragged
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