jagged

[ jag-id ]
/ ˈdʒæg ɪd /

adjective

having ragged notches, points, or teeth; zigzag: the jagged edge of a saw; a jagged wound.
having a harsh, rough, or uneven quality.

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Origin of jagged

1400–50; late Middle English. See jag1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM jagged

jag·ged·ly, adverbjag·ged·ness, nounun·jag·ged, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for jagged

jagged
/ (ˈdʒæɡɪd) /

adjective

having sharp projecting notches; ragged; serrate

Derived forms of jagged

jaggedly, adverbjaggedness, noun
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