scraggy

[ skrag-ee ]
/ ˈskræg i /

adjective, scrag·gi·er, scrag·gi·est.

lean or thin; scrawny.
irregular; craggy; jagged.

Origin of scraggy

First recorded in 1565–75; scrag + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM scraggy

scrag·gi·ly, adverbscrag·gi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for scraggy

scraggy
/ (ˈskræɡɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest

lean or scrawny
rough; unkempt

Derived forms of scraggy

scraggily, adverbscragginess, noun
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