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craggy

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adjective crag·gy \ˈkra-gē\

Simple Definition of craggy

  • : having many crags

  • : rough in a way that suggests strength

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of craggy

craggier

craggiest

  1. 1 :  full of crags <craggy slopes>

  2. 2 :  rough, rugged <a craggy face> <a craggy voice>

craggily

play \ˈkra-gə-lē\ adverb

cragginess

play \ˈkra-gē-nəs\ noun

Examples of craggy in a sentence

  1. a famous actor who is known for his craggy good looks

  2. his white hair and craggy face



15th Century

First Known Use of craggy

15th century


CRAGGY Defined for Kids

craggy

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adjective crag·gy \ˈkra-gē\

Definition of craggy for Students

craggier

craggiest

  1. :  having many steep rocks or cliffs <craggy hills>





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