- 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 craggy
There are big rocks in off the shore, craggy and black; they always look villainous in the dark of the evening.'We Were Liars': Teens Confront Their Beautiful, Rich Family's Dark Secrets
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They found irregular, craggy peaks and valleys, with one underwater mountain rising some 9,800 feet from the ocean floor.Atlantis Discovered?
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“Scarlet Town,” a dark and hypnotic ballad, depicts a red-light district of the soul, with a hushed and craggy croon.The Rage in Bob Dylan's "Tempest"
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When he was in town that summer he would pop by, a craggy blue-jeaned figure, usually with a six-pack.They Murdered My Friend
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There happened to be a channel between them, craggy and difficult to pass.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch
Was it a smile that lighted up her craggy features, like sunshine on granite.
It is beautiful—a mixture of sylvan loveliness and craggy wildness.A Tramp Abroad, Complete
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Sordello nodded, and there was a look of respect in his craggy face.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel
Vast areas are occupied by craggy peaks and barren rock-fields.The Rocky Mountain Wonderland
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US cragged (ˈkræɡɪd)
- having many crags
- (of the face) rugged; rocklike
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Word Origin and History for craggy
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