How to use scraggly in a sentence
Pecan trees, in particular, can be harmed by too much salt, growing scraggly and producing less fruit.El Paso was “drought-proof.” Climate change is pushing its limits. | Casey Crownhart | December 20, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Spalding was scraggly bearded and endlessly aggrieved, and some of his fellow clerics believed he was deranged.The nomination of Chuck Sams to lead the Park Service is already changing history | Blaine Harden | October 18, 2021 | Washington Post
All I could see now was that his once sexy, scraggly hair was so obviously a wig.Can a Jew Get Down With Hot Jesus from 'Son of God?' | Sara Lieberman | March 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The wrap looked a little scraggly close up, but from any distance Valerie seemed an image out of the golden age of Hollywood.
He was unshaven, with a goatee and long, scraggly hair, and looked miserable and not a little creepy.Fred Willard: Arrested in a Post Pee-wee Herman Universe | Tricia Romano | July 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He had a scraggly beard and his once clean-shaven head was ringed by a horseshoe of graying hair.In His First Interview, Saif al-Islam Says He Has Not Been Given Access to a Lawyer | Fred Abrahams | December 30, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
The snake is wriggling like crazy, but now has its neck wound around a couple of scraggly bushes.
His scraggly beard was thrust forward aggressively, and his deep-set eyes fairly blazed between narrowed lids.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
A smoky tunnel, a scraggly belt of half-city—and then the real country.Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
The Cap'n, glancing behind, noted that a certain scraggly island had once more slid into view from behind a wooded head.The Skipper and the Skipped | Holman Day
That portion of his face not covered by the scraggly beard was as white as mud and dirt would permit.Thankful's Inheritance | Joseph C. Lincoln
A tall, contemplative man with a scraggly gray beard—an angular Christ-like figure—appeared.Erik Dorn | Ben Hecht
British Dictionary definitions for scraggly
untidy or irregular
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