Simple Definition of bedraggled
: wet or dirty from being in rain or mud
Full Definition of bedraggled
1 : soiled and stained by or as if by trailing in mud
2 : left wet and limp by or as if by rain
3 : dilapidated <bedraggled buildings>
Examples of bedraggled
She was bedraggled and exhausted.
<the cat looked rather funny, all bedraggled and fit to be tied after her bath>
First Known Use of bedraggled
BEDRAGGLED Defined for Kids
Definition of bedraggled
: limp, wet, or dirty from or as if from rain or mud <Sitting on Omri's palm, filthy and bedraggled but triumphant, was Little Bear … — Lynne Reid Banks, The Indian in the Cupboard>
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