[ slag-ee ]

adjective,slag·gi·er, slag·gi·est.
  1. of, relating to, or like slag.

Origin of slaggy

First recorded in 1680–90; slag1 + -y1

Words Nearby slaggy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slaggy in a sentence

  • slaggy and scoriaceous phases are common, but probably represent only a small part of the different flows.

    Mount Rainier | Various
  • In a basal flow in Moraine Park, the slaggy and compact phases show differences in phenocrysts as well as in groundmass.

    Mount Rainier | Various
  • It was hard walking over the shingly, slaggy stones, but they made their way to the summit at last.

    A Desert Drama | A. Conan Doyle