craggy

[krag-ee]
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Also crag·ged [krag-id] /ˈkræg ɪd/.

Origin of craggy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at crag1, -y1
Related formscrag·gi·ly, crag·ged·ly, adverbcrag·gi·ness, crag·ged·ness, nounun·crag·gy, adjective
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Related Words for cragged

coarse, craggy, harsh, jagged, ragged, rocky, rugged, sharp, steep

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British Dictionary definitions for cragged

craggy

US cragged (ˈkræɡɪd)

adjective -gier or -giest
  1. having many crags
  2. (of the face) rugged; rocklike
Derived Formscraggily, adverbcragginess, noun
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Word Origin and History for cragged

craggy

adj.

mid-15c.; see crag + -y (2).

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