or stag·gie

[ stag-ee ]

noun,plural stag·gies.Scot.
  1. a colt.

Origin of staggy

First recorded in 1780–90; stag + -y2

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

How to use staggy in a sentence

  • Again, poor old staggy, daring still in his dotage, took a fall while scrambling on the steep banks of the Stony Bottom.

    Bob, Son of Battle | Alfred Ollivant
  • Now, however, they are old and staggy, with hollow trunks truly—but what trunks!

  • The Leghorns and similar breeds are too small and become staggy too soon.

    The Dollar Hen | Milo M. Hastings